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Old 07-28-2009, 07:31 AM
 
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Blown transformer? Autobot or Decepticon
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Old 07-28-2009, 07:55 AM
 
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That's my guess now too. When I woke up the clocks were all blinking, indicating there had been a power outage in the early morning hrs.
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Old 07-28-2009, 07:56 AM
 
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I also heard it again this morning
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Old 07-28-2009, 08:12 AM
 
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so i checked the progress energy outage map and there was an outage at 9:13 last night around old apex and high house...you guys were correct, must have been a blown transformer! Thanks for helping satisfy my curiosity!
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Old 07-28-2009, 11:51 AM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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Apparently I am deaf and I never lost power. No blinking clocks here
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Old 07-29-2009, 03:25 AM
 
Location: Johnston County, NC
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I did not hear it. I'm in Morrisville, but i heard something similar recently a few weeks ago. It sent my daughter who was asleep running out of her bedroom! I was freaked out lol. I think maybe that was a sonic boom.
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Old 06-30-2012, 09:42 AM
 
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It was a blown transformer. Happened right across the street from my house. There were a few large explosions that lasted up to two minutes. We saw it from our window, and had to call 911 because there were a few times flames shot half way across the street and it didn't seem to be stopping.

Fortunately the emergency crew got there quickly and took care of it. But it made for quite a crazy night.
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Old 06-30-2012, 09:59 AM
 
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Uhhh...you are answering a 3 year old post, in case you didn't notice.
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Old 06-30-2012, 10:37 AM
 
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It was a blown transformer. Happened right across the street from my house. There were a few large explosions that lasted up to two minutes. We saw it from our window, and had to call 911 because there were a few times flames shot half way across the street and it didn't seem to be stopping.

Fortunately the emergency crew got there quickly and took care of it. But it made for quite a crazy night.
Tends to happen in the summer when everyone cranks their a/c
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Old 06-30-2012, 11:09 AM
 
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Uhhh...you are answering a 3 year old post, in case you didn't notice.
Guess I did. I googled Cary transformer explosion to see if there was any info and this came up. My apologies
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