Transformer Explosion Reported At Fostoria Substation

12/11/13 2:40 p.m.
Fostoria Police and Fire were called to the scene of an explosion on the north end of town. A transformer apparently blew up and caught fire shortly before noon today according to Fostoria Fire Chief Keith Loreno. The transformer was located within a substation in the 1500 block of North Main Street. AEP crews cut power to the damaged transformer so firefighters could extinguish the blaze. There were no injuries however several area locations reported power outages including Riley Elementary School. Power was restored as of 1 p.m.

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