Huntington Beach Restaurant Rocked By Transformer Explosions During Oktoberfest Event; 5 Hurt

Huntington Beach Restaurant Rocked By Transformer Explosions During Oktoberfest Event; 5 Hurt


DOWN IN THE SEVEN-DAY FORECAST. THOSE DETAILS IN A FEW MINUTES. AMY. AMY: TAKE YOU ALEX WE OF DEVELOPING NEWS IN ORANGE COUNTY. NEW INFORMATION THIS MORNING ABOUT A STRING OF EXPLOSIONS THAT LEFT FIVE PEOPLE HURT. IT HAPPENED DURING AN OKTOBERFEST IF IT AT GOLD WORLD VILLAGE ON CENTER AVENUE IN HUNTINGTON BEACH. THAT’S WHERE A NEWS CONFRONTS JUST WRAPPED UP IN “CBS 2” TWOS GREG MILLS IS LIVE WITH MORE INFORMATION FOR US. GREG: AMY AS YOU MENTION A LOT OF NEW INFORMATION TODAY. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT NOW SAYS FIVE PEOPLE WERE INJURED HERE LAST NIGHT. NOT FOR AS THEY HAD BEEN STAYING UNTIL 8:00 O’CLOCK THIS MORNING. AND ONE OF THE PEOPLE ENTERED, WE LEARNED IS THE CO-OWNER OF THIS RESTAURANT. TWO PEOPLE CAN FROM THAT TO ME. THAT IS A PERSON HE WAS MOST SEVERELY BURNED FROM THIS FIRE. IT HAPPENED HERE LAST NIGHT OKTOBERFEST, CELEBRATIONS THAT WENT WRONG. BECAUSE OF SOME EXPLOSIONS CHECK OUT THIS CELL PHONE VIDEO. AN OKTOBERFEST CELEBRATION THAT WAS FUN SUDDENLY TURNED TRANCE BAD. I PEOPLE HURT, ALL BELIEVED TO BE FROM BURNS. AND I WAS TOLD BY TWO SOURCES, CO-OWNER WAS MOST SERIOUSLY ART MODERATE TO SEVERE CONDITIONS IN THE HOSPITAL THIS MORNING. ACCORDING TO THE HUNTINGTON BEACH FIRE DEPARTMENT. TWO OTHER CIVILIANS AND TWO FIREFIGHTERS WERE HURT AS WALE. THIS HAPPENED JUST AFTER 8:00 O’CLOCK LAST NIGHT ON A BUSY SATURDAY NIGHT. FIREFIGHTERS CALL BECAUSE OF THE EXPLOSION WHEN THEY GOT HERE. ANOTHER EXPLOSION, WHEN THEY ATTEMPTED TO LIFT THE LID TO THE CONCRETE ON GOLD VAULT WHERE THE TRANSFORMER IS LOCATED. SE EAT IS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHY THE TRANSFORMER MALFUNCTION. IT CAUSES EXPULSION. FIRE DEPARTMENT SAYS, THEY’RE KIND OF LUCKY, IT COULD’VE BEEN A LOT WORSE. IT DOES LOOK LIKE IT COULD’VE BEEN MUCH WORSE. PART OF THE REASON IT’S NOT, IS THAT WHAT I’VE BEEN TOLD BY OUR INVESTIGATOR, THIS PORTION OF THE RESTAURANT IN THE FACILITY WOULD HAVE AND SHOULD HAVE BEEN FILLED WITH QUITE A FEW PEOPLE RIGHT THERE. BUT APPARENTLY, THE STAFF WAS BECAUSE IT WAS VERY BUSY, THEY WERE BEHIND INVESTING THAT AREA. AND SO THAT AREA WAS EMPTY. OF PEOPLE. THAT WAS A HAPPY CIRCUMSTANCE FOR RIGHT ABOUT THAT, AS IT WAS FIVE PEOPLE INTEREST AND ONE SERIOUSLY ADDRESS INJURED. THEY BEEN ALL MALFUNCTIONING TRANSFORMER. SO THEY REPLACED ALL THREE IN THE VAULT AND ONLY ONE OF THEM WAS MALFUNCTIONING BUT JUST TO BE SAFE, THEY REPLACED ALL THREE. I’VE ENTERED INSIDE THIS MORNING AND IT IS VERY LITTLE FIRE DAMAGE AND I DIDN’T SMELL ANY SMOKE. I WAS TOLD BY THE FIRE CAPTAIN RIGHT THERE, THAT HE SAID IT IS BECAUSE OF THE NATURE OF THIS FIRE. THE EXPLOSION, IT LOOKS HORRIBLE BUT IT REALLY DOESN’T BURN MUCH OF ANYTHING. HE THINKS THAT HE IT’S NOT THE ONE TO MAKE THE CALL THAT HE THINKS THIS PLACE COULD BE OPENING ON TIME AT 1:00 P.M. TODAY AS NORMAL. WE’LL SEE WHAT HAPPENS AROUND THAT. REPORTING LIVE, GREG MILLS WAS

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