In the New York district of Queens blew up a transformer in a power plant. The New York police informed the night to Friday on Twitter. The flashes of light over the city were probably as a result of the Explosion, it said. The fire was under control.
ADVISORY: The lights you have seen throughout the city appear to have been from a transformer explosion at a Con Ed facility in Queens. The fire is under control, will update as more info becomes available. Follow @fdny, @NYPD114pct and @conedison. pic.twitter.com/fdzQKs1wVV
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) 28. December 2018,
A company spokesman for the energy company Con Edison told CNN that there were several fires. Injured has not given it to the previous findings. The energy supplier posted a spectacular photo, captured by a photographer from the New York Times – he had the camera and caught the flash of light in the sky over the borough of Queens at the right moment.
There was a brief electrical fire at our substation on 20th Avenue & 32nd Street in Astoria this evening, which caused a transmission dip in the area. All power lines serving the area are in service and the system is stable. Photo: Michael Friedl, the New York Times pic.twitter.com/vq2Ao46rhk
— Con Edison (@ConEdison) 28. December 2018,
According to NBC, some of the transformers from the mains went, the have started the fire. By the explosions of the night sky was illuminated in blue shades. The smoke had been to Manhattan visible. Many concerned citizens had reported.
mayor Bill de Blasio, summed up the Events a little later in a staccato-Tweet with five bullet points:
What we know:
– Light what caused by electrical surge at a substation.
– No current fire, no injuries.
– MTA has power, but there are delays on the 7 train. the
– Power coming back on at LGA, but expect delays. the
– Con Ed evaluating outages now. the
— Mayor Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) 28. December 2018,
According to NBC, there was at LaGuardia international airport in the same district of a power outage. The airport, tweeted that passengers should allow additional time. Due to the power failure, the flight is operating. Not all of the flights would start. The flight status should be checked with the respective airlines.