BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Fire Units responded to a call for a downed wire on Fremont St. at approximately 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

The primary electrical wire to a residence broke and fell into the street. Bloomfield Fire responded to secure the area. Downed electrical wires pose an electrocution hazard as well as a fire hazard. 

Fire units remained at the scene awaiting PSE&G to turn off power to the area and repair the wires.