Man suffers burns after electrical incident in Chinatown

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A man in his 50s suffered burns to his arms and body Tuesday night during some kind of electrical incident in Philadelphia's Chinatown section.

Chopper 6 was over the scene at 8th and Race where firefighters and PECO crews were investigating a fault in underground equipment.

It knocked out power to 220 customers just after 9 p.m.

PECO tells Action News that the malfunction is expected to be remedied within 24 hours.
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