Power outage in Ontario caused by tree branch

In ontario County, power lines were downed by a tree branch and caused a building to ignite fire.

In a report written by YNN staff, crews were unable to put out the fire because the building was energized and they have to wait for RG&E to make sure that the power is safe.

Power is out in more than 1,000 homes until RG&E repairs the damaged power lines.

Full report here.

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