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Fallen trees knock out power around 11-mile


December 3, 2020

Photo courtesy of Dominique O'Connor

A fallen tree knocked out power lines near 11.5-mile, as pictured here. According to Wrangell Municipal Light & Power, there have been multiple trees knocked out by stormy weather early this week.

Due to stormy weather Wrangell saw through the night and morning of Monday and Tuesday, according to Wrangell Municipal Light & Power, some trees fell onto power lines out Zimovia Highway and caused some outages on Dec. 1.

A Facebook post from the City and Borough of Wrangell announced that power was lost between 9-mile and 13-mile of the highway. Rod Rhoades, WLM&P director, said that they received reports of two fallen trees out the road, at 11.5-mile and 11.75-mile. Rhoades said he had crews out there working to restore power to the area. No poles were lost from the fallen trees, he...

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