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Man dies after climbing power transformer

At approximately 3:00 pm, the Fullerton Police Department was dispatched to the area of

Brookhurst and Commonwealth regarding an explosion.

Officers arrived on scene and located a male who had climbed onto the transformer and

subsequently caught on fire. He was transported to a local trauma center suffering from

critical injuries as a result of the fire.

A sigalert was issued and traffic is being diverted from the area for the next 2 hours. The

affected areas include: Southbound Brookhurst at Commonwealth to Southbound

Brookhurst at Valencia.

The Fullerton Police Department is encouraging anyone who may have witnessed this

incident or anyone with any information on this male to contact the Fullerton Police

Department at (714) 738-6715.



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