Power restored in Vernon after power line fire

Courtesy: Vernon Police Department

VERNON, Conn. (WTNH) — Power has been restored in Vernon after a power line fire on Thursday night.

According to Vernon Police, the power line fire spread to the lawn of a vacant home on Morrison Street. The Town of Vernon Fire Department put out the fire.

They say there was no property damage, but power was out in the area.

Officers say the traffic light at Route 30 and Route 31 was out due to the power outage. There were significant delays in that area.

Police said you should use an alternate route, if possible.

Eversource restored power shortly before 8 p.m.

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