Transformer fire at plant, Con Ed, Queens NYC
A giant plume of smoke colored by bright blue light exploded into the night sky on Thursday night in Queens, causing people across New York City to gawk in awe as the authorities scrambled to figure out the cause.
The bizarre sight set off a frenzy on social media, where people reported power failures at La Guardia Airport. A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration said that a ground stop was ordered there around 9:30 p.m. because of the power failure, but was lifted after about 45 minutes; the airport then resumed its operations, he said.
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