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Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 03/24/2012

Transformer explosion damages one car

The 1800 block of M Street NW is closed following a transformer explosion, D.C. police officials report.
Transformer explosion in the 1800 block of M Street NW (T.J. Ortenzi)

Pepco responding is responding and DCFEMS is on the scene.

According to police officials the transformer exploded in the middle of the block about 11:19 a.m. Saturday. No injuries have been reported.

One vehicle was damaged, police reported.

By Washington Post editors  |  11:54 AM ET, 03/24/2012

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