Power cut on section of Route 5 in Meriden after transformer sparks

Power cut on section of Route 5 in Meriden after transformer sparks



MERIDEN — Police say power was temporarily turned off on a section of Route 5 after a transformer sparked Thursday morning.

Police responded to the intersection of South Broad Street and Gypsy Lane about 6 a.m. Thursday after a transformer reportedly sparked. Power was turned off in the area while crews repaired the transformer.

More than 200 power outages were reported, according to Eversource Energy.



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