Kuwait transformer blast

Transformer blast injures 4 in Kuwait

Kuwait, Salmiya: Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity said that an explosion erupted at a main electrical transformer in Salmiya during periodical maintenance.

New Zealand

Explosion at substation causes power outage

An explosion at a Transpower substation left 63,000 households without power. The outage caused train delays, business disruption, and affected water supplies.

Blown transformer in Seattle injured 3 and caused outage to 10,000

USA, Seattle: Three Seattle City Light employees were injured by an explosion at the East Pine Street substation caused by a blown transformer, which knocked out power to nearly 10,000 customers across the Capitol Hill, Madison Park and Madrona neighbourhoods of Seattle Wednesday afternoon.

Blown transformer in North Liberty replaced

USA, Iowa: Alliant Energy crews are still cleaning up after a transformer exploded Thursday afternoon at a substation in North Liberty, Iowa, shutting off power to 4,200 customers in the North Liberty area for several hours.

Transformer explosion causes fire at New Brunswick post office

USA, New Jersey: A transformer explosion on Monday caused fire that ripped through the main post office in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Authorities confirmed that the transformer blew up underground, outside the post office on the Kirkpatrick Street, reports CBS New York.