First Responders Arrive to Scene of Transformer Explosion in Hoboken, New Jersey

First responders arrived to the scene of a transformer explosion in Hoboken, New Jersey, on Tuesday, February 16, after an earlier incident on Monday night left thousands of residents without power.

Footage shared by John Heinis shows firefighters and police officers at an intersection. “Hoboken first responders are on the scene for another transformer explosion that occurred around 7:30 am this morning in the area of 14th and 15th Streets and Park Avenue,” Heinis tweeted.

Hoboken Police Chief Ken Ferrante advised people to avoid the area due to live wires on the ground as street closures remained in effect. Credit: John Heinis via Storyful