Mobile substation catches fire, explodes
Tue, 28 May 2013 19:53:53 GMT —
A mobile substation which is owned by Xcel energy caught fire which led to an explosion Tuesday afternoon.
No injuries have been reported and crews are working to extinguish the fire. The fire is still not out which could lead to more explosions according to Xcel.
At this time Spearman and Gruver residents are experiencing power outages.
A spokesman for Xcel energy said it will be a few hours before power is restored to the residents.
According to the landowner the entire area has been closed off due to safety concerns.