- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 1, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on an electrical transformer fire on the far west side of the Phoenix area (all times local):

7:30 a.m.

A plume of black smoke from a transformer fire on the far west side of the Phoenix area has largely dissipated as firefighters apply foam to the burning equipment.

There’s no immediately word on the cause of the Wednesday morning fre at a Salt River Project substation at 119th Avenue and West Broadway Road.

SRP spokesman Scott Harelson says the transformer contained thousands of non-toxic mineral oil used for cooling the equipment.

Harelson says the substation is used to import power from suppliers outside the SRP system and he says there’s no indication that the fire will cause a supply problem for the utility.

6:05 a.m.

A fire at a Salt River Project electrical substation is sending a large plume of black smoke over the far west side of the Phoenix area.

News video shows a large piece of equipment on fire in the substation located at 119th Avenue and West Broadway Road.

SRP officials did not immediately respond to a request for information.

About a dozen fire units have been dispatched to the scene.

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