Firefighters responded to wires down laying across 2nd Ave SE on Tuesday, Nov. 5. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm street closed due to downed wires

Firefighters are on scene and awaiting a BC Hydro crew.

Salmon Arm firefighters responded to downed wires just off Shuswap Street SE shortly before 5 p.m. on Nov. 5. Traffic is not being allowed down 2nd Avenue SE as firefighters wait for BC Hydro crews.

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Reports on social media indicate the downed wires are communications wires, but BC Hydro is responding because a power meter was ripped from the side of a house.


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