New Bern
50° F
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Greenville
48° F
Clear
Clear
Jacksonville
56° F
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Advertisement

Power line fire sparks near busy Jackonville Highway

By Anna Bulszewicz
Published On: Jan 23 2013 05:28:13 AM CST
Updated On: Jan 23 2013 05:33:55 AM CST
JACKSONVILLE -

A Jackonville Police Officer spots an early morning power line fire calling local emergency crews to action.

The power lines were on fire off Highway 17 South, near the Kettle Diner.  The scene was also close to the Jacksonville Police Department, according to Onslow County Dispatchers.   

At last check no injuries were reported.  The fire sparked sometime before 4:30 a.m. 

We are waiting to hear about the cause of this fire, from officials.