Orange: Electrical Pole Fire Threatens Carport

11.03.2021 | 12:05 AM | ORANGE – An electrical pole engulfed in flames threatened to burn a nearby carport but was quickly extinguished, early Wednesday morning.

The pole fire was reported behind an apartment complex located in the 100 block of North Feldner Road around 12:05 AM.

Crews arriving on scene located the electrical pole engulfed in flames adjacent to a carport.

Firefighters doused the flames while being careful to not spray the live power lines and were able to extinguish the blaze before it could spread.

The cause of the fire is under investigation but no injuries to civilians or firefighters were immediately reported.

Miles Madison

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