WATCH: Transformer on fire in Pittston Township

PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Pittston residents were without power after a transformer caught fire in Pittston Township.

A transformer on a utility pole was on fire along Langan Road in Pittston Township, Luzerne County.

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It was burning and popping right before the power went out in the neighborhood.

PPL is reporting the power outage is affecting about 112 people and power is anticipated to be restored on Friday at about 3:00 p.m.

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