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Transformer Explosion Saps Power on Church Street

Police and firefighters responded to the fire at 11:30 Wednesday night and a CL&P crew made repairs to restore power in the neighborhood.

Homeowners lost power for nearly 12 hours after a transformer blew on Church Street at 11:30 Wednesday night. Two explosions were heard and the transformer burst into flames, according to an eye witness.

Wires were down and police detoured traffic as firefighters responded to the emergency call. A crew from Connecticut Light & Power repaired the pole, but several customers were without power until 11:15 Thursday morning.

A CL&P spokesman said 76 customers had lost their power.

Rishul Marwah March 02, 2012 at 01:50 PM
Me too! This news website for monroe filled with, so called, "facts" makes me sick! Once they hear the truth they delete it! This makes me sick!
Rishul Marwah March 02, 2012 at 01:52 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bytMNoKNeRA This will soon be Monroe, what with these lies!
johnny delta IV March 02, 2012 at 01:54 PM
rishul, i dont know why they were removed. it is kind of ridicoulous, that for some reason they would cover up the facts.they cover up your TRUE facts. its a cold, cold world
Alex March 02, 2012 at 05:13 PM
The Patch is a privately owned website not owned by the town. I'm not sure what you said, but they have the right to remove any content they deem offensive or a solicitation (look at terms of use). I think your comparison is a bit drastic.
JoAnn Toth March 03, 2012 at 04:49 AM
yup..... my clocks were blinking as well. I live at High Meadows off of Rte.111

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