Crews in Collins clean up downed tree, power lines during Sunday’s storms

Crews in Collins clean up downed tree, power lines during Sunday’s storms
Emergency officials in Collins reported a large oak tree had struck and damaged a power line, which caused a power outage in the area. (Source: Collins Fire Dept.)

COLLINS, Miss. (WDAM) - Emergency crews worked to clear the roadway of a downed tree in Collins during Sunday afternoon storms from Tropical Depression Barry.

Crews responded to a report of a large tree down on South First Street between Gardenia and Holly Avenue.

According to the Collins Fire Department, crews reported a large oak tree had struck and damaged a power line, which caused a power outage in the area.

Earlier this afternoon, Collins FD, Collins PD & City of Collins Electrical crews responded to a report of a large tree...

Posted by Collins Fire Department on Sunday, July 14, 2019

Emergency crews were able to disconnect the power lines, cut the tree, and remove debris from the roadway.

Officials said the street is safe to travel through but asks that drivers use caution when going through the area.

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