Power Pole Fire

A city employee disconnects power at a burning power pole Wednesday near the intersection of East Seventh Street and South Brooks Avenue in downtown Gillette.

The Campbell County Fire Department responded Wednesday afternoon to the intersection near Seventh Street and Brooks Avenue for a utility pole on fire next to a structure.

The city's electrical department responded and de-energized the electrical source. Firefighters then extinguished the fire and were successful in containing the fire from spreading to the nearby structure.

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