Power restored after transformer explosion

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December 13, 2013 6:17:22 PM PST
A transformer explosion resulted in a power outage to customers in New Jersey that lasted three hours.

PSE&G customers in Cliffside Park, Fort Lee and Edgewater were affected.

Power went out around 6:20 p.m. and was restored almost three hours later.

The problem was at the Bergen switching station in Ridgefield.

PSE&G is investigating the cause of the transformer malfunction.