.

Fire Caused by Downed Wires, Closes Route 206

Police alert says highway was reopened at about 6:40 p.m. on Monday.

Downed power lines caused a small brush fire and shut down Route 206 in both direction for a little more than an hour on Monday evening in Hillsborough.

Police, fire and utility companies worked to control the situation after Hillsborough police issued an alert at 5:10 p.m. saying the highway was closed between Hillsborough Road and Raider Boulevard. The wires caused a small fire on the front lawn of a township residence along the highway.

PSE&G was seen arriving to the area at approximately 5:45 p.m. The company's outage map reported between one and 500 customers without power in the township as of 6:45 p.m.

Hillsborough police issued an alert at 6:38 p.m. saying the highway was reopened in both directions.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »