2007-03-30 / Community

Sparking Wires Cause B. 116 St. Closure


An electrical wire began to fall and spark on Friday, March 23, causing a section of the sidewalk on the east side of the Beach 116 Street shopping area to be closed and a police officer to be assigned to keep people from walking under the dangerous wire. An electrical wire began to fall and spark on Friday, March 23, causing a section of the sidewalk on the east side of the Beach 116 Street shopping area to be closed and a police officer to be assigned to keep people from walking under the dangerous wire. A close-up of the wire. It took LIPA crews nearly an hour to get to the scene and another hour to fix the wire and replace it on the pole. A close-up of the wire. It took LIPA crews nearly an hour to get to the scene and another hour to fix the wire and replace it on the pole.

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