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Electricity pole fire in St Audries Bay
Updated 4:44pm Tuesday 15th October 2013 in News
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- Pole catches fire at around 11am.
- Fire crews rush to scene at St Audries Bay.
Electricty has now been restored to all homes that were affected by the power outage according to Western Power.
27 homes are currently without power, Western power hope to have this restored this afternoon.
THE incident is now being delt with by Western power.
AN ELECTRICITY pole fire has caused chaos in St Audries Bay, West Quantoxhead resulting in a power isolation.
Fire crews were alerted to the incident just before 11am this morning,and found one pole well alight and the transformer.
They created a 50 meter cordon and asked Western Power to isolate the electricity.
The pole has burnt through and the top has snapped off and is hanging by wires.
Further details to follow.
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