Watch: Snowfall starts power line fire in Detroit

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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Lee DeVito

Leyland “Lee” DeVito is the editor in chief of Detroit Metro Times since 2016. His writing has also been published in Hour Detroit, VICE, In These Times, and New City. He once asked porn star Stormy Daniels to spank him with an issue of Metro Times. She obliged...
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