Video: Fire And Explosion Damage Ponca City Electrical Substation
Ponca City, Oklahoma - Ponca City Energy is investigating a transformer explosion and fire at a city electrical substation Saturday morning.
The Ponca City newspaper reports the explosion at the facility on North Union caused a city-wide power outage. Service was restored to most customers within an hour.
The explosion was captured on cell phone video. [LiveLeak.com]
According to the newspaper, Ponca City Energy, which runs the substation, says it is not sure how many electrical switches and other equipment was lost in the resulting fire.