At 9:15 p.m., Sat. 3-13-10 Sparks were flying out of this telephone pole from the top, like fireworks.

Power pole on fire in SE Portland

3-13-10 Saturday 9:15 p.m
SE 101st and SE Martins. Crackling noises, sparks flying, and melted debris dripped and flew from this fire at the top of the power pole. It caused power outages in the area. Police, fire, and emergency power company professionals responded quickly and handled the situation promptly and safely.

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