Underground Transformer Blows Up in Northwest

No significant injuries or power outages reported

Sunday, Dec 30, 2012  |  Updated 1:58 PM EDT
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Underground Transformer Blows Up in Northwest

Derrick Ward

The scene of the transformer explosion Sunday afternoon in Northwest.

No significant injuries were reported after an underground transformer exploded in Northwest D.C. Sunday afternoon.

It happenened shortly after 1:00 p.m. in front of an Au Bon Pain store near the intersection of 19th and M Streets, Northwest. News4's Derrick Ward reported that one person was being examined at the scene after some oil landed on him and his car.

There were no reports of any power outages. PEPCO crews are on the scene to asses the damage.

Stay with News4 and NBCWashington.com for more on this developing story.

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