BOSTON (WHDH) - Crews were on scene in Dorchester Thursday after a massive tree fell on a local street, knocking down power lines and hitting a house, according to police.
SKY7-HD was over the area on Ballou Avenue around 12:45 p.m. Wires from utility poles were pulled down and the street was closed to traffic.
A Boston police spokesperson in a statement said officers first responded around 10:15 a.m. after receiving a report of a downed tree. The spokesperson said Eversource was notified, as was the Boston Water and Sewer Commission and Boston’s Inspectional Services Department.
Eversource on its online outage map showed one outage in the area of Ballou Avenue as of 12:45 p.m. impacting 433 area energy customers.
Eversource said the outage started at 10:11 a.m.
The number of customers impacted by the outage had fallen to 212 as of around 4:30 p.m.
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