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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- fuse blew in transformer near 1030 West Olive Avenue Burbank March 9, 2015

Mysterious boom rattles nerves in Burbank

Some residents near 1030 West Olive Avenue in Burbank may still have some rattled nerves this afternoon. A loud boom, at 2:30 a.m in the vicinity of that property, jolted a number of people out of a sound sleep. Some say it sounded like an explosion or even a shotgun blast. There was no assault nor attack. It was a blown fuse in a transformer. “Fuse going out can sound like a gunshot,” according to Joe Flores of Burbank Water and Power. Flores says the blown fuse knocked out power... Read More →

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