Power outage, fires in Tooele cause 'significant' traffic delays

  • Source: KSL-TV NBC 5
  • Published: 11/06/2018 06:40 PM

A power outage in Tooele along state Route 36 is causing traffic delays during rush hour on Election Day, according to firefighters. Power is out along state Route 36 from I-80 to Stansbury Parkway and "significant" delays are expected in that area, the North Tooele Fire District tweeted. The incident began about 4 p.m. when a power line sparked on Canyon Road and ignited a small brush fire, the fire district said. Another fire was also reported on Lakeshore Drive. Firefighters asked drivers to avoid the area while crews battle the blaze.


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