Down tree in Cranston causes neighborhood power outage

This is a photo of a tree fallen on powerlines on Scituate Ave, Cranston (WLNE)

CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — A tree came down on power lines causing a neighborhood power outage on Friday.

Cranston fire says they received a call around 3:00 p.m. for an outage on Scituate Ave.

First responders closed the affected area to tend to the fallen tree and wires.

Traffic is backed up in the area and officials are redirecting drivers as they await the tree’s removal.


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