From the ABC 7 Weather team

Exploding transformers in Fort Worth light up the night (VIDEO)

May 11, 2011 - 03:32 PM
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A lightning strike is being blamed for a chain reaction that had transformers erupting into fireballs all through Fort Worth Tuesday night.

This weird scene from Tuesday night is not an alien invasion or a Prince concert. The blue and gold glow-bombs are actually multiple transformers exploding near downtown Fort Worth last night. The chain reaction is being blamed on lightning that struck a substation to the east of the city center. Brian Luenser (and some form of crazed night bird heard chirping throughout in the background) caught the electric system going haywire from his apartment building as it blasted prismatic holes in the night for minutes on end.

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