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Boston Weather: 23.0°F | Overcast
Graphic by Connor Kirschbaum—The Tech
Graphic by Connor Kirschbaum—The Tech
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
Pockets of the Back Bay were still without power Wednesday evening, resulting from a transformer fire on Tuesday. Many venues in the Prudential Center used generators for electricity, but others were shut down. About 4,000 customers still remained without power Thursday evening, down from the 21,000 originally affected.
Manohar Srikanth—The Tech
In addition to the electrical fire on Tuesday, an unrelated brush fire also erupted on Sunday afternoon. This fire was along the sides of the Muddy River near Fenway and was promptly put out by firefighters. Smoke covered the Boston skyline.
Arthur Petron—The Tech
Sections of Boston were engulfed in smoke on Tuesday evening, resulting from an electrical fire. A transformer burst into flames at 40 Dalton Street, across from a parking garage at the Back Bay Hilton. About 21,000 customers, mostly in the Back Bay, were without electricity.