Video: Fire And Explosion Damage Ponca City Electrical Substation

Monday, September 17th 2012, 4:01 pm
By: News On 6

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.  []

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.