3 hurt in transformer explosion at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

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New York, NY (WPIX) – Three people were injured Tuesday when a transformer exploded at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Manhattan’s West Side, according to the FDNY.

All three people were working on the grounds of the museum when the explosion happened around 11:30 a.m.

Two of the workers suffered burns to their arms and were taken to Cornell Medical Center, the third was treated at the scene.

By Jeremy Tanner