Downed power pole caused fire last Thursday

FIRE CALL–Pictured is the fire caused by the downed power pole on North Main Street on June 17.

On the afternoon of Thursday, June 17, shortly after noon, a tree fell on a power pole on North Main Street by Eagle Stone in Red Bud, snapping it and causing a fire.

The fire department and city utility crew were quick to respond.

Fire Chief Sean Landgraf noted that the fire was put out quickly and the power was out for just a short while.