Units responding for pole on fire along Highway K

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At 12:29 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a telephone/utility pole on fire in the 22600 block of Highway K, along the Salem-Brighton border.

The pole is on the north side of the road. It is about 30 feet away from any structure, dispatch says.

UPDATE about 12:38 p.m. — Deputy reports pole is about half on fire.

UPDATE 12:41 p.m. — Fire personnel asks for We Energies response and says the line is an underground up feed line that may be energized.

UPDATE 1:01 p.m. — We Energies on the scene.


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