Con Edison substation catches fire after being struck by lighting in Queens

There has been no impact on service and no reported outages as a result at this time.

News 12 Staff

Jul 9, 2021, 12:02 AM

Updated 1,020 days ago

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A Con Edison substation caught on fire after lightning struck a transformer in Astoria, Queens on Thursday.
The power lines came out unscathed.
There has been no impact on service and no reported outages as a result at this time.
The FDNY says four units responded at the time of the incident, which they say happened at around 5 p.m.


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