Liberty Transformer Explosion Caught On Police Dash Camera

For those who haven't seen it already . . . The storm wasn't as devastating as many predicted BUT it still managed to leave thousands out in the cold and do a fair amount of damage to the grid.

Here's the aftermath and a local story that earned global news recognition . . .

The electrical box blast sparked a huge explosion that lit up the sky like fireworks Thursday night outside Kansas City in the suburb of Liberty.

Buildings nearby plunged into darkness after the power cut out - just as temperatures dropped to bone-chilling figures.

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Transformer EXPLODES and wipes out power in Kansas City due to storm

A power transformer exploded outside Kansas City Thursday night Extreme winds and plunging temperatures brought about by the devastating winter storm have caused outages across the Midwest Snow, ice and floods have created perilous road conditions across the US, disrupting holiday travel for millions This is the terrifying moment a power transformer explodes into sparks on a street in Missouri as wild winds and freezing temperatures sweep across the Midwest.