Cold weather leads to power line equipment failure
Equipment on an Otter Tail Power Company transmission line failed around 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 26. The failure led to electrical arcing and sparking from the pole at the intersection of Third Street NW and First Avenue N.
Members of the Perham Fire Department responded and provided traffic control during the initial response. The area directly under the pole has been marked off with cones and caution tape for safety reasons, until repairs have been made.
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