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Thursday, 04 February 2016 10:23

Transformer fire engulfs 20 cars at Fairfield auto auction

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USA, New Jersey: A transformer fire spread to a row of vehicles at a Route 46 auto auction in Fairfield, New Jersey on Wednesday morning, authorities said.

Fairfield Police officers and firefighters arriving to the scene found that wires from the transformer had fallen on to several vehicles, reports

Due to the live wires, firefighters were forced to watch as 20 cars were engulfed in flames as they waited for the utility PSE&G to shut down power to the business.

There were no injuries reported.


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  • Continent: North America
  • Category: Business