Pole fire causes outage

The Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department was called out to a reported fire on a utility pole last Wednesday which triggered a brief power outage for part of downtown Rockdale.

Firefighters were summoned at 10:30 a. m. April 25 to the poll behind Texas Burger, at 237 West Cameron (US 79).

A series of light flickers was reported throughout the downtown area, followed by a power outage, lasting about five minutes.

Firefighters stood by at the scene until utility crews arrived and made repairs.

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