Transformer fire at Georgia Power plant shakes Cobb County neighborhood

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — A transformer fire in a Georgia(GA) Power plant resulted in records of explosions during a Cobb County neighborhood.

Channel two Action News got multiple messages from citizens who live near Georgia(GA) Power’s Plant-McDonough Atinkson informing they heard (or) felt some of the kinda explosion Sun. night.

Cobb County Fire & Urgency Solutions affirmed that crews battled a fire in the plant off South Cobb Drive. Georgia(GA) Power also affirmed the fire in an announcement on Twitter.

“We’ve affirmed that there is a transformer fire contained in the switchyard in Plant McDonough tonight – there is no fire inside the plant structure itself. There have been no well-known wounds & fire department. is onsite. The safety of our facilities & employees is our top priority & we’re supervising the status,” the firm stated.

What caused the explosions & fire are still under inquiry.

We’ve a crew in the scene functioning to learn extra. See LIVE coverage on Channel two Action Information beginning in 4:30 a.m.

A Cobb fire spokesperson stated they 1st got 911 calls about 11:28 p.m. Sun. night. Crews arrived on the scene minutes thereafter, where they saw the heavy smoke & flames.

“Explosions are still under inquiry. Now crews are getting the fire knocked down so they could gain close sufficient to furthermore inquire,” Nick Danz stated.

Danz stated multiple units battled the two-alarm fire & hazmat crews have been also known as in.

Georgia(GA) Power informed Cobb urgency solutions there have been no wounds & everybody who has been functioning has been accounted for.

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