Explosion at Power Sub Station in Wil...

Explosion at Power Sub Station in Willoughby

There are 45 comments on the WJW Fox 8 Cleveland story from Aug 4, 2009, titled Explosion at Power Sub Station in Willoughby. In it, WJW Fox 8 Cleveland reports that:

Multiple fire departments are being called to a fire at a power substation in Willoughby.

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Bethany Stanko

Mentor, OH

#1 Aug 4, 2009
I saw the smoke driving on Route 2 and as I got closer I saw the flames growing higher and higher. I heard a couple pops and then you could see more flames.
concerned citizen

Brecksville, OH

#2 Aug 4, 2009
awesome!!!!!
heather

Cleveland, OH

#3 Aug 4, 2009
I just saw that fire! I live off of Lost Nation RD. The flames are very high and from where I was you could hear things popping. I hope that all the firefighters are alright.
Andy

North Ridgeville, OH

#4 Aug 4, 2009
driving without street lights makes me want to have a truck.
Brad

Eastlake, OH

#5 Aug 4, 2009
heather wrote:
I just saw that fire! I live off of Lost Nation RD. The flames are very high and from where I was you could hear things popping. I hope that all the firefighters are alright.
I'm off Lost Nation too. I want my power back cuz my laptop is about to die!
Ray

North Olmsted, OH

#6 Aug 4, 2009
At least they did not knock out half of North America this time.
sydney

Mansfield, OH

#7 Aug 4, 2009
the smoke and stuff has gone down, and people dont even know what too do at stop lights with no power no one is being "polite" at all.
This sucks

Belden, MS

#8 Aug 4, 2009
We just lost power here in eastlake, by the high school. This sucks
MickyDolenz

Willoughby, OH

#9 Aug 4, 2009
We went and saw. More transformers are blowing by the minute. We still have power though in my part of town. Its very bad.
Tommy Pantsdown

Wickliffe, OH

#10 Aug 4, 2009
Thanks First Energy and CEI for our horrible power grid.
Tommy Pantsdown

Wickliffe, OH

#11 Aug 4, 2009
You people are going to be without power for some time.
LAURA

Maricopa, AZ

#12 Aug 4, 2009
SORRY GUYS NOW YOU CAN KNOW HOW EASY LIFE IS WITH ELECTRIC! GOOD LUCK
andrews

Cleveland, OH

#13 Aug 4, 2009
how to get a cat out tree 1 roll duct tape ,2x4 as need old blankets use put 2x4 together with tape length as need use 1 in mid to next 2 2x4 end to end rap in blankets place one against tree limb and walk away my cat just walks down the ramp 3606
Mindy

United States

#14 Aug 4, 2009
Someone just said it could b up to a week before we get any power back!!
Ooops

Ashley, OH

#15 Aug 4, 2009
11,000 not 11 hundred are without power.
anonymous

United States

#16 Aug 4, 2009
we have power near 91/euclid
Willoughby Resident

Howell, MI

#17 Aug 4, 2009
If the electric company is at fault do they do anything to help their customers? A whole week without power will become an issue.
This sucks

United States

#18 Aug 4, 2009
A week, ohhh first energy ur loosing me as a customer.
concerned citizen

Brecksville, OH

#19 Aug 4, 2009
it will probably take months to make repairs to the substation, but i can guarantee the lights are gonna start coming back on for most of the effected area soon!!!
holly eastlake

Cleveland, OH

#20 Aug 4, 2009
power is back on at my house 12 midnight.. only three hrs.. thank goodness it wasnt a week like some were saying..

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