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Montclair Firefighters Swiftly Secure Area of Downed Power Lines

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Tuesday evening, Montclair firefighters responded to report of wires down on the corner of Lincoln Street and Willowdale Ave.

Fire Chief John Herrmann said, “Upon arrival Lt Lizza from Engine # 3 reported multiple telephone poles on the ground with live electrical lines arcing in the street."

A second engine arrived on the scene for support and PSE&G arrived to secure the wires. Herrmann continued, "PSE&G arrived on the scene and were able to de-energize the wires and will begin repairs to replace the telephone poles.”  

No injuries were reported.

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