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Superstore closed

Postby JagXKR » Dec 6th, 2012, 4:22 pm

A vehicle hit a power transformer and knocked out the power to Supertstore all the way down to Sleep Country. Don't know about the TD Bank but all the others have no power. Crews working on replacing transformer.
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Re: Superstore closed

Postby twobits » Dec 7th, 2012, 8:49 am

JagXKR wrote:A vehicle hit a power transformer and knocked out the power to Supertstore all the way down to Sleep Country. Don't know about the TD Bank but all the others have no power. Crews working on replacing transformer.


Looks like another case of thinking the gas was the brake? Sure seems to be a lot of those lately.

Better hope the damage is repairable because a transformer like that one is 50k plus and a special build order taking 2 or 3 months easily. Definately not an on the shelf item. Looks like the protective bollards took most of the impact.
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Re: Superstore closed

Postby chevyvortech » Dec 7th, 2012, 2:47 pm

it was most likely the switch that was hit. the transformer has bollards around it for just that reason
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Re: Superstore closed

Postby twobits » Dec 7th, 2012, 7:00 pm

chevyvortech wrote:it was most likely the switch that was hit. the transformer has bollards around it for just that reason


You are right. Looks like it was the switchgear that was hit, not the transformer. Bad intial info. Also looks like it may have been a medical issue that caused the crash but not certain.
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