Wires down at 1st St & Washington Ave

Engine 4311 and and Northampton Truck 4221 responded to a report of a wire fire and smoking transformer at 1st St and Washington Ave in Northampton.  Initial reports indicated live wires down and sparking.

 

Engine 4311 arrived on location and found wires burned off and had fallen to the ground.  The transformer was no longer smoking.  Neighbors reported one house without power. PPL, the local electric utility, was notified and responded to the scene.  Firefighters established a perimeter and awaited the arrival of PPL.

 

The scene was secured and turned over to PPL for repairs once they arrived.

2015 Call Totals

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March 3
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2013 Total 25

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