Power restored in Redding after transformer explosion

REDDING - Connecticut Light and Power (CL&P) says power is now back on for everyone after a transformer explosion in Redding shut down traffic and knocked out electricity this morning.

CL&P crews were on the scene this morning around 10:30 after a transformer exploded on Route 107 near Lee Lane, bringing wires down and knocking out power to more than 350 custmoers in the area.

The road was shut down to traffic for more than five hours, but has since been reopened.

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