More than 1,230 households are without power in Marine Park, Mill Basin and other areas, after a transformer exploded on Avenue T and Hendrickson Street.
The explosion occurred at approximately 6:40 p.m., and Con Edison has been called to the scene.
Notify NYC has issued the following report:
Con Edison is responding to a power outage in Brooklyn zip codes 11226, 11203, 11210, 11229, 11234, and 11236. To report a loss of electric service, contact Con Edison at 1-800-75-CONED (26633) or online at http://www.coned.com.
The Con Edison power outage map gives an estimated restoration time of 1:00 p.m. December 5.