Downed wires cause smoke in Parkside homes

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Friday, October 12, 2018
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Storm knocks down wires in Parkside. Tamala Edwards reports during Action News Mornings on October 12, 2018.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Wires from utility poles came down Friday morning causing smoke to appear inside several homes in the Parkside of Philadelphia.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. on 52nd Street near Girard Avenue.

One homeowner reported smoke coming from her power outlets.

PECO was called to the scene to make repairs.

It's not certain whether the rain is to blame for the incident.


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