Downed pole knocks down live wires in Lawndale

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Chopper 6 HD is over the scene of a downed pole that caused issues in Philadelphia's Lawndale section Friday afternoon.

Officials tell Action News the pole crashed down just after 12:30 p.m. along Cottman Avenue near Oakley Street.

The pole brought down several live wires across Cottman Avenue.

Police closed roads in the area as crews worked to clear the scene.

No injuries were reported.
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