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Responders Contain Hillburn Transformer Fire After 15 Hours

Smoke is seen at the Con Ed transformer in Hillburn Friday evening.
Smoke is seen at the Con Ed transformer in Hillburn Friday evening. Photo Credit: Ramapo Police

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HILLBURN, N.Y. – Multiple agencies, including the police, teamed up to battle a transformer fire at a Con Edison substation in Hillburn that took about 15 hours to completely contain.

The fire started about 8 p.m. Friday, about 150 feet away from the Torne Brook.

Metal casing made containing flames difficult, and the fire flared back up several times, FiOS1 News reports.

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