Firefighters Responding to Report of Transformer Explosion in Norwich

Firefighters are responding to a report of a transformer explosion near a school in Norwich.

The Twitter account for Taftville Fire Department says they are responding to a transformer explosion with a brush fire near the Moriarty Magnet School and power is out in the area. The school is not impacted because it has its own generator. 

Fire officials urge people to use caution in the area.

The website for Norwich Public Utilities says there is a power outage in the Canterbury Turnpike area.

No additional information was immediately available.

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