Downed powerline on Fish Hatchery Road blocks traffic for about 2 hours, Madison police say

Motorists advised to avoid area Thursday morning

MADISON, Wis. - A downed power line on Madison's west side blocked traffic for about two hours Thursday morning, officials said. 

The Madison Police Department said that the power line went down at about 6:15 a.m. across Fish Hatchery Road near Plaenert Drive. 




A Madison Gas and Electric crew responded and was fixing the line and clearing the way, police said. 

Motorists were advised to avoid the area, and the road was reopen by about 8:20 a.m. 




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