Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Down powerline caused small fire and power outage.
A powerline fell onto some vegetation near a home off the 1500 block of Highland Avenue, near Park Avenue and just next to Needles High School, in Needles, California at around 5:00pm PT on Tuesday, August 31st, 2016.
This is a picture sent into ZachNews by Dante Diaz of Needles, California on the fire from the down powerline.
The resident of the home, Dante Diaz, tells ZachNews that the powerline just fell onto the street and onto the vegetation catching on fire.
San Bernardino County Fire Department arrived to put out the small fire and kept the fire from spreading.
Power was out to some residents including along Lilyhill Drive for 30 minutes utility crews from the City of Needles came in and quickly restored the downed powerline restoring power.
Dante Diaz later tells ZachNews that this is the second time in this area that a powerline just fell.