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North Adams first responders respond to downed power lines in Friday subzero temperatures

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A downed National Grid powerline in North Adams had first responders out in negative temperatures during a Friday night cold snap.

The North Adams Fire and Police departments responded to calls of a downed power line near West Shaft Road on Church Street Friday night as temperatures dropped below zero. 

The fire department and police department responded to the scene of the downed and arcing power line around 10:20 p.m.


Meg Britton-Mehlisch can be reached at mbritton@berkshireeagle.com or 413-496-6149.

Pittsfield Reporter

Meg Britton-Mehlisch is the Pittsfield reporter for The Berkshire Eagle. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, she previously worked at the Prior Lake American and its sister publications under the Southwest News Media umbrella in Savage, Minnesota.

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