Explosion and Fire Near Microsoft

Large explosion and fire near Microsoft.

Friday, Jan 13, 2012  |  Updated 8:30 AM PDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
An explosion and fire near the Microsoft campus in Mountain View. Flames ripped through powerlines. NBC Bay Area's George Kiriyama has the latest.

An explosion and fire near the Microsoft campus in Mountain View. Flames ripped through powerlines. NBC Bay Area's George Kiriyama has the latest.

advertisement
Photos and Videos

Fire Breaks Out Near Microsoft Facility In Mountain View

A transformer explosion in Mountain View causes a huge fire.near tech giant Microsoft. No reports of injuries.
More Photos and Videos

Breaking News: A large explosion and fire right across the street from the Microsoft Campus in Mountain View tonight. The incredible scene all captured on video as the fire raged. Click on the video above to watch fire crews try and put out the blaze. 

Witnesses reported seeing flames shooting several feet into the air after 9:30. The fire was burning on 10695 La Avenida for about an hour. The explosion triggered a blackout in the surrounding area. Some 300 people remain without power.

No one was hurt. The fire is out but there are downed powerlines and fire crews are keeping people away from the scene.

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
Bay Area Proud
Bay Area Proud is NBC Bay... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out