Verizon – The Recorder – Utility pole damaged in crash, knocking out energy to 138 Deerfield clients
Printed: 11/27/2020 6:47:50 PM
DEERFIELD — A single-vehicle utility pole crash on North Hillside Highway resulted in no accidents, however left greater than 130 Eversource clients with out energy on Friday afternoon. The utility pole was snapped in two, and the highest half that held a transformer fell into the roadway.
The Deerfield Police Division said in a Fb put up at round 4:30 p.m. that the street was anticipated to be closed for anyplace from eight to 10 hours whereas the utility pole was changed.
Based mostly on an Eversource outage map, 138 clients had been with out energy within the South Deerfield space. As of 5 p.m. Friday, the estimated restoration time was 6:30 p.m.
“Crews are on site working to isolate the outages to a smaller area,” Eversource spokesperson Jared Blandino mentioned at round 6 p.m.
Blandino mentioned the facility outage was first reported to Eversource at 2:30 p.m. Friday. After the Deerfield Hearth Division cleared the scene, Eversource crews had been capable of entry the utility pole. Blandino additionally mentioned the pole was owned by Verizon, and Eversource crews would work with Verizon to set a brand new pole.