UPDATE(2): As of 11 p.m., only 44 people without power near Mechanicsburg
As of 11 p.m., less than 100 people were without power in the Mechanicsburg area. The majority of them, 57 people, were in Mechanicsburg Borough.
Numerous transformer fires have traffic lights and power out throughout Silver Spring Township.
PPL estimates the power could be out until at least 11 p.m.
The first fire occurred just before 6 p.m. in the area of South Arch and Simpson Street in Mechanicsburg.
While emergency crews responded, numerous power outages caused several traffic lights to go out.
Power lines were found to be down in the 700 block of West Simpson Street.
Another transformer explosion was reported in the area of the Pennsy Supply on Carlisle Pike.
Numerous fire police agencies are working to direct traffic where lights are still out.
Over 1200 people are without power on the West Shore after several transformer fires.
Everything started around 6 p.m. when at least one transformer caught fire in along North York Street in Mechanicsburg.
The power outages primarily are in Silver Spring Township, with 1256 people without power.
We will keep you informed of when the power will be back on as soon as we find out.
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