Underground transformer fires burn in Forest Hills

ByEyewitness News via WABC logo
Friday, August 31, 2018
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Candace McCowan reports from the scene of the fires.

FOREST HILLS, Queens (WABC) -- Two underground transformer fires burned in Forest Hills, Queens, early Friday morning.

Residents reported hearing a loud explosion just before 6 a.m.

It happened at 63rd Road and 99th Street.

Flames could be seen shooting from the street.

Local streets around the fire are closed to traffic.

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