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Toppled power pole triggers fire in Wildomar

Thursday, September 4th, 2014
Issue 36, Volume 18.

WILDOMAR - Collapsed power lines sparked a fire along a Wildomar roadway today, but no injuries were reported.

The blaze broke out about 12:30 p.m. on Mission Trail, between Bundy Canyon Road and Corydon Street, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

Fire personnel arrived at the location within minutes and found a power pole in flames, Advertisement
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with transmission lines down across Mission Trail, said fire department spokeswoman Jody Hagemann.

Sheriff's deputies immediately closed the roadway in both directions.

Hagemann said the fire was confined to a small space and contained around 1 p.m.

Southern California Edison crews were securing the lines and making repairs, which were expected to be completed by 2 p.m.



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Comment #1 | Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 at 6:13 am
How did power lines just fall over? Someone hit them or the 3.7 earthquake may have loosened them? here is the actual reporting of how they fellver?
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Comment #2 | Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 at 6:15 am
Where was the actual reporting of how they fell over? Sorry

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