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Columbia fire crews respond to downed power line

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Columbia Fire Department responds to a downed power line Saturday morning.
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Columbia Fire Department responded to reports of a downed power line Saturday morning.

Crews at the scene told ABC 17 News that branches were on power lines in the 600 block of South Fairview Road. Columbia Water and Light was on its way to the scene just after 9 a.m.

Crews said the downed line did not cause an outage.

This marks the third instance of branches or trees falling on power lines in less than 24 hours in Columbia.

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Molly Stawinoga

Molly Stawinoga is ABC 17’s weekday morning anchor and a reporter at ABC 17 News. Molly joined the news team in 2017 while studying political science, journalism and Spanish at the University of Missouri. She is originally from DeKalb, Illinois.


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