Transformer explodes on White Plains Road, 1 person dead

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An explosion occurred in Parkchester in the Amtrak rail yard around 11 a.m. today on White Plains Road.

The FDNY says it was an incident involving a transformer flash in the area.

One worker has died, and two employees have been injured. There are no reports of any Con Ed employees hurt.

A spokesperson for Amtrak says a full investigation is underway.

 

 

 

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