Philly Foam Explosion

No one was injured but over two thousand customers lost power during the ordeal

PHILLIDELPHIA, Penn. (NBC) – An electric plant explosion sent foam pouring out onto a street in Philadelphia’s center city today.

The blast happened at a Peco Power Substation. The station’s fire suppression system activated itself and flooded the building with foam.

Cell phone video shows foam pouring from the roof of the substation onto the ground. During the video the sound of a loud blast is heard and a bright flash can be seen at the building, indicating an explosion.

No one was injured but over two thousand customers lost power during the ordeal.