Con Edison Transformer Fire Engulfs Car on Elizabeth Street

Posted on: June 9th, 2021 at 5:21 am by

Photo: Eddie Panta

Yesterday evening, a car parked on Elizabeth Street, north of Prince, caught fire, sending plumes of smoke into the neighborhood. From what we understand, a transformer beneath the road tripped out due to the rain, and the blaze engulfed the vehicle.

Residents in the apartments nearby reported lights flickering.

Firefighters responded and let the blaze burn before extinguishing.

Photo: Eddie Panta

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