(WAFB) An electrical transformer exploded near Fitz’s Plumbing Repair Service in Kenner, Louisiana creating an electrical surge that traveled across power lines causing a widespread power outage.

The explosion caused a bolt of electricity to travel along power wires for several blocks. As the electrical surge travels for hundreds of feet like a comet from outer space, one can almost believe they're watching a real-life scene from Back to the Future.

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Never go near or touch downed power lines. In Lafayette Parish, if you see icy roads, downed trees on power lines or fallen power lines due to ice accumulation, call the Lafayette Consolidated Government and Lafayette Utilities System dispatch line 24/7 at (337) 291-8517.

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