Transformer explosion in Mississippi

US, Mississippi: Several loud booms and a bright orange ball of fire briefly lit up the sky on Thursday in downtown Biloxi after an electrical surge.

A blown transformer recloser startled people who were downtown at the time.

Crews arrived shortly after and repaired the device. In all, the power outage only lasted about 45 minutes and only affected the downtown area. According to Mississippi Power’s outage map, only about 23 customers were impacted by the outage.

Source: WLOX