Transformer Fire in Harrisonburg

UPDATE 12:01 p.m.:
Harrisonburg fire chief says the fire is out. Power could be out for another hour. Crews are beginning to pack up. Stay clicked to WHSV.com for details as they happen.

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UPDATE 11:29 a.m.:
Police on the scene of a transformer fire in Harrisonburg say the fire at a substation will affect power to area businesses and possibly the mall. The fire is along Smithland road in Harrisonburg. Crew are still on the scene.

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According to Harrisonburg Fire Department, Harrisonburg Electric Cooperative is de-energizing lines due to a transformer fire on Smithland Road. We have a reporter on the way and will follow the story as it develops.


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