Crews replace burned-out transformer in Morgan City

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Posted 4:19 PM 6/27/2012 : Power restored to much of Morgan City

BATON ROUGE - After about 20 sweltering hours, the power is back on for most of Morgan City.

Thousands of residents lost power after the town's only substation exploded and caught fire last night.  The substation's transformer was damaged enough that it needed to be replaced, leaving... Read More

Posted 3:41 PM 6/27/2012 : Work continues to restore power in Morgan City

MORGAN CITY - Crews continued the long process of replacing a burned-out transformer in Morgan City that exploded last night, cutting power to most of the city.

The ruined transformer was removed earlier this evening, and workers still have to move a new transformer in and connect it to... Read More

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