Tree falls on power lines, knocks out power in Jefferson Township

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JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) — A tree fell on power and phone lines in Jefferson Township, knocking out power to several customers.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says the tree fell on the lines around 6 a.m. Wednesday on Forney Road near Huffman Road.

The DP&L outage map shows 87 customers without service in the area.

A worker at the scene says DP&L would be out just after 8 a.m. to make cut power to the lines so the tree could be removed and repairs could be made.

A sheriff’s deputy says wind likely brought down the tree. There were no injuries.

Forney Road is closed at Huffman in both directions until the tree and lines are removed.Grab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for all the latest news, weather and sports.

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