Wheat Field Fire Takes Out High Voltage Transmission Line

Sunday July 24th, 2016

Posted at 8:48pm

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Photo from Kingsville Fire Chief Bob Kissner.

A large wheat stubble fire in Kingsville took out a high voltage transmission line.

It happened just after 7pm on North Talbot Road between Road 7 and Road 8 and took close to two hours to bring under control.

Power was knocked out to about 1,500 people.

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