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Scott FD: Tractor pulls down power poles, breaks water line on Rue Scholastique

Posted at 4:02 PM, Aug 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-17 17:02:38-04

A road in Scott is closed after a tractor pulled down two utility poles and broke a water line.

The Scott Fire Department says that the 400 block of Rue Scholastique is currently closed due to the incident.

Scott Firefighters say they responded Monday to the crash near Ossun Elementary. Crews say they found that a tractor had pulled down two utilities poles, which also broke a water line.

The tractor operator, according to Scott FD, was still in the tractor but not injured. Power which was supplied through SLEMCO was turned off and the driver safely exited the vehicle.

No further information was available.

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