Power transformer sparks alarm

POLICE and firefighters were called to a quiet street in Booval this afternoon after sparks were seen coming from a power transformer.

The incident was reported on McGrath Lane about 2pm, with fears the sparks could cause a fire.

Firefighters confirmed there was no fire and that a bird had probably flown into the transformer.

Energex technicians were called in to inspect the damage.

No loss of power was reported in the area.



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