WESTFIELD, NJ — West Grove Street between Carleton Road and Boulevard will likely be closed to traffic until Monday due to a tree that knocked down wires, causing a bright fire early Saturday morning, authorities said.
PSE&G workers cut the power to the lines and have since restored power to the area, police said in a Nixle alert. Police are requesting drivers use Midwood Place as a detour. The area is safe for pedestrians, police said.
In a social media post, the FMBA Local 90 said that a large tree had taken down the power lines causing a “bright and dangerous fire.” Crews remained on the scene for about 2.5 hours, fire officials said.
“There were no injuries or significant damage to any homes,” the post said.
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