Town Square

Post a New Topic

UPDATE: Power line damaged by falling branch

Original post made on Aug 25, 2011

Contrary to prior reports from a Mountain View Fire Department official, PG&E says that the loud "boom" heard by residents in the Monta Loma neighborhood in the early morning on Aug. 24, was caused by two fuses that blew after a tree limb fell on a power line -- not an exploding electrical transformer.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, August 25, 2011, 12:10 PM

Comments (1)

Posted by Maggie, a resident of Monta Loma
on Aug 25, 2011 at 5:44 pm

Electrical transformer on power line explodes:

This has happened at least 5 times over the summer in the same area.


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Veggie Grill coming soon to Mountain View's San Antonio Center
By Elena Kadvany | 24 comments | 3,517 views

Is HBO's Silicon Valley Any Good?
By Anita Felicelli | 23 comments | 2,331 views

Finding mentors in would-be bosses
By Jessica T | 0 comments | 1,999 views

The No Sweat Way to Bike to Work
By Janet Lafleur | 9 comments | 1,936 views

Analyze data yourself with R - a fast growing language for statistics, forecasting and graphs
By Angela Hey | 1 comment | 1,341 views