Paekākāriki Hill Rd closed after tree falls, causing power line to spark

2019-04-24 02:44:12

Paekākāriki Hill Road has been closed by Police, after a tree fell causing a power line on the road to spark.

A spokeswoman said police were called to the scene shortly after 10am on Thursday, and were blocking both entrances to the road off of State Highway 1, north of Wellington.

Fire services were also on site after reports the fallen tree had downed a power line causing sparking.

One fire truck was in attendance at the scene.

Police said Wellington Electricity was on route to the site to repair the power line.

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