Heat leads to down power lines on Route 9 - CBS 5 - KPHO

Heat leads to down power lines on Route 9

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Extreme heat caused power lines to fall on Route 9 in Old Saybrook on Thursday afternoon.

The highway between Exits 2 and 3 was closed from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Route 9 has since been reopened.

The incident was reported around 1:30 p.m., but the debris was quickly cleared from the area.

Connecticut Light & Power is on sight with 13 crews, and the DOT is assisting with traffic control. There are still 32 customers without power, according to the CL&P website.

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