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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.

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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.