Downed tree closes Holmes Road

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PITTSFIELD — A portion of Holmes Road was closed to traffic for most of Saturday after a tree fell on power lines in the morning.

Firefighters responded to the downed tree and power lines around 8:30 a.m. and there was a small fire, but they didn't need to use hoses, according to Deputy Fire Chief Michael Noyes.

As of 3 p.m., the road was still closed to traffic while the power company repaired the lines, according to Sgt. Ryan Williams.

"Eversource is still up there dealing with it," Williams said.

Haven Orecchio-Egresitz can be reached at horecchio@berkshireeagle.com, @HavenEagle on Twitter and 413-770-6977

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