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Off the Grid
Semi catches low-hanging wires, subsequently damages nearly a dozen utility poles in Monroe
Pole Outage
Monroe fire and police departments responded to a hazardous situation just after 11 a.m. Aug. 5. A semi tractor-trailer was en route to make a delivery when it caught low-hanging wires, which in turn damaged nearly a dozen utility poles. Between 30-60 residences were without power while the scene was cleaned up and cleared. - photo by Adam Krebs
MONROE — A FedEx semitruck driver tried to take a shortcut and instead caused a flurry of headaches near downtown Monroe on Aug. 5.