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Friday, 18 November 2016 10:42

Blown San Ramon power transformer knocks out power to 26,000

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USA, California: A blown transformer in San Ramon, a suburban city located east of San Francisco, caused a widespread blackout in the area affecting 26,000 people.

Tens of thousands of affected residents remained without power for three hours, reports CBS.

Due to the blown transformer, a major roadway in San Ramon, Crow Canyon Road, had to be closed in both directions at Alcosta Boulevard.

Source: CBS

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  • Continent: North America
  • Category: Business