Transformer fire causes Turrell evacuation
Turrell Manor residents were evacuated from the residence hall building this evening due to a transformer fire around 10:20 p.m.
According to Brian Hughes, Turrell’s residence hall director, a power surge caused a transformer fire which occurred in the Turrell parking lot.
Hughes said the fire has been extinguished, but Turrell residents would not be allowed back inside until PSE&G arrived.
Residents were allowed to re-enter the building at 10:43 p.m.
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