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Snapped power line ignites small gas fire in Ridgewood

Photo Credit: Boyd A. Loving

YOU SAW IT HERE FIRST: A snapped power line in Ridgewood burned through pavement and a gas pipe, igniting a small fire.

The gas-fed fire broke out around 3 o’clock this afternoon on Goffle Road. No injuries were reported.

Goffle Road was closed between Ravine Avenue and Lake Street while PSE&G crews worked to extinguish the fire and repair gas & electrical service.

Outages were limited to a small number of area homes, emergency workers said.

Ridgewood police, firefighters and Emergency Services personnel responded.

Wyckoff police assisted with traffic control.

STORY / PHOTO: Boyd A. Loving

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