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Monday, November 23, 2015

Watch: Snowfall starts power line fire in Detroit

Posted By on Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 10:30 AM

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On Saturday, metro Detroit was hit with a record-breaking snowfall, which saw up to a foot or more of snow throughout the area and tens of thousands lose power due to downed power lines.

Near Eight Mile Road and Groesbeck Highway at the Detroit-Warren border, a transformer caught on fire. YouTuber "Buddy List" caught the fire on video, showing a series of eerie, bright blue flashes of light before the full-on blaze.

Watch the video below:

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