First Warning Weather
Tree takes down utility lines in SpringfieldPosted: May 16, 2016 5:29 AM EST Updated: May 16, 2016 9:00 AM EST
By Hugh Zeitlin
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -
A large tree branch has come down across a portion of Dorset Street.
The Springfield Police Department told Western Mass News that the tree has taken down Verizon lines, however, residents still have power.
One police unit has been on the scene since about 5:15 a.m.
Our Western Mass News crew on the scene reports that a tree removal crew has arrived on scene to clear the area.
Police said that Dorset Street is open to drivers.
The only road that is currently impacted by the large branch is Granby Street, but that should be cleared shortly.
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