Crews Restore Power to Main Line Town After Transformer Blast

Crews restored power to homes and businesses in a Main Line community Wednesday morning following an underground transformer blast Monday night.

Around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, PECO officials said lights were back on for the approximately 80 customers who lost power after an explosion occurred two days earlier on Wayne Avenue.

"It was a real explosion," Frank Nattle, owner of Vecchia Pizzeria, told NBC10 Monday. "Windows came flying in. Tables and chairs went flying. Lights came off the wall. I thought my one employee was, literally I didn't know if I was gonna look to see him dead there. I was afraid." 

No one was injured during the incident. The outage forced several area businesses to close until power was restored.

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