Pulled Power Line Starts Small Fire

Trenton firefighters responded to a report of an arching power line at 1000 Laclede in Trenton.  The call came in Monday at about 10:00 am.  The Fire Department arrived and found the line arcing at the electric meter.  Trenton Municipal Utilities disconnected the power.  The fire department put out a small fire on the outside of the basement door.

The report indicates a semi-trailer had made contact with the power line, breaking a utility pole and pulling the line from the home.

The fire department was on the scene for about an hour.

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