Winds Cause Power Outages Around McDavid, Century

January 29, 2008

Scattered power outages were reported around McDavid Tuesday night as a line of rain with high winds moved through the area. Winds were reported to be in the 30-35 mph range across the area.

The McDavid Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched the report of a brush fire possibly started by power lines down just south of Watson’s Store on Highway 29 during the nine o’clock hour. They were unable to locate a fire, but rained had moved into the area possibly putting out any fire.

They were dispatched just after 10:30 to the area of Highway 29 and Cox Road for another report of lines down, but, once again, they were unable to locate anything. But there was a power outage in the area.

Early Wednesday morning, the Century Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of power lines down in the 6900 block of Century Boulevard, and downed power lines were found.

The Walnut Hill Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call reporting a tree down on Bratt Road just after nine o’clock Tuesday night. A small, dead pine tree was found down in the roadway.


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