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Transformer fire prompts downtown power outages

Power outages range from S. 3rd Street to Water Street, between Dock Street and Princess Street while crews work to fix the transformer at the intersection of 4th and Dock Streets. Power outages range from S. 3rd Street to Water Street, between Dock Street and Princess Street while crews work to fix the transformer at the intersection of 4th and Dock Streets.
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Crews are working to restore power in downtown Wilmington after a transformer caught fire, according to New Hanover County dispatchers.

Witnesses tell us they saw a large explosion in the area shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday.

Power outages range from S. 3rd Street to Water Street, between Dock Street and Princess Street while crews work to fix the transformer at the intersection of 4th and Dock Streets.

There are no injuries reported and no homes are threatened.

There is no word on the cause of the fire at this time.

Stay with WECT.com for more details as they become available.

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