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Kansas City, KS -- A transformer exploded at the BPU plant in Quindaro. Luckily, no one was injured.
General Motors, Owens Corning, and 600 other customers lost their power as a result of the explosion.
"A 69KV transformer exploded at the plant which also took out 3 of our 161 KV transmission lines. The key is that there were no injuries as safety of our employees and community is our top priority," said David Mehlhaff, Chief Communications Officer.