Man dies after climbing power transformer
At approximately 3:00 pm, the Fullerton Police Department was dispatched to the area of
Brookhurst and Commonwealth regarding an explosion.
Officers arrived on scene and located a male who had climbed onto the transformer and
subsequently caught on fire. He was transported to a local trauma center suffering from
critical injuries as a result of the fire.
A sigalert was issued and traffic is being diverted from the area for the next 2 hours. The
affected areas include: Southbound Brookhurst at Commonwealth to Southbound
Brookhurst at Valencia.
The Fullerton Police Department is encouraging anyone who may have witnessed this
incident or anyone with any information on this male to contact the Fullerton Police
Department at (714) 738-6715.
www.occrlmestoppers.org 1 1-855-TIP-OCCS