tungwaiyip.info

home

about me

links

Blog

< October 2009 >
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
     1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

past articles »

Click for San Francisco, California Forecast

San Francisco, USA

 

Power Pole Explosion

Yesterday's storm has caused quite a bit of havoc for me. It wasn't the first time we were out of power during a storm. But this time I saw the electric pole in front of my house exploded in a blindingly lightning. It continues 4-5 more times in the span of half an hour. Firemen has closed off our street because live wires were still dangling from the pole. We went out to the street with trepidation because we have to pick up our son from pre-school. I found there was a one foot deep flooded pond to wade through in order for us to go out. We are stopped from returned home for another hour until the PG&E people have arrived. The good things is PG&E restored the power by 9 pm. Also there seems to be no injury other than the damaged equipment.

Meanwhile I'm tallying the damage in household electronics and our power system. One of our cell phone charger that was plugged the wall has exploded. We first noticed this when we are puzzled to find an object that looks like a shell of a capacitor on the floor. Other equipment damages may end up causing us a few hundred dollars.

2009.10.14 [] - comments

 

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

past articles »

 

BBC News

 

Catalonia Spain: Officials 'won't follow orders from Madrid' (23 Oct 2017)

 

Brexit: Business lobby groups call for transition deal clarity (23 Oct 2017)

 

FBI agent reveals life infiltrating extremist groups in America (23 Oct 2017)

 

UK diver swims to safety after Australia shark scare (23 Oct 2017)

 

Japan PM Shinzo Abe promises to handle North Korea threat (23 Oct 2017)

 

Macron's dog pees on Elysée fireplace (23 Oct 2017)

 

The Parisian 'on-street concierge' service (22 Oct 2017)

 

'Toxic' cars hit with new charge in London (23 Oct 2017)

 

Widow of fallen soldier says viral Facebook post is fake (23 Oct 2017)

 

Italy referendums: Lombardy and Veneto 'back greater autonomy' (22 Oct 2017)

more »

 

SF Gate

 

Bay Area News (7 Jan 2012)

 

City Insider (11 Feb 2012)

 

Crime Scene (13 Feb 2012)

 

C.W Newius Column (10 Jan 2012)

 

C.W. Nevius Blog (11 Feb 2012)

 

Education News (10 Jan 2012)

 

KALW (11 Feb 2012)

 

Matier and Ross Blog (11 Feb 2012)

 

Corrections, Oct. 22 (22 Oct 2017)

 

Public adjusters can help consumers with fire claims, but tread cautiously (21 Oct 2017)

 

How CRISPR gene-editing tech can fight HIV (21 Oct 2017)

 

Google’s fake news ads reach unlikely place: fact-checking sites (21 Oct 2017)

 

Baby Boomers to advertisers: Don’t you forget about us (21 Oct 2017)

 

Retail credit cards often have perks, and high interest rates (20 Oct 2017)

more »

 


Site feed Updated: 2017-Oct-23 03:00