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Semi Collides with Power Pole

Oct 13,2022

Local firefighters responded to a call on Monday, October 10 around 4 pm, where a semi had collided with a power pole. As a result, both the truck and pole caught fire.

The accident happened at Hwy 260 and Warehouse Lane. While 260 remained open to traffic, Warehouse was closed for a few hours.

Connell Fire Chief Ken Woffenden shared that the accident caused two seperate fires burning about an acre between the two before it was mopped up.

There was a home nearby the accident but it was not threatened by the fire. The Rivera family shared they heard a loud boom and expressed their gratitude.

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