UPDATE: Utility pole caught fire, blocked US 101 near Triton Cove

Posted on Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 at 5:26 pm    

TACOMA, WA – A utility pole caught fire Tuesday on US 101 near Triton Cove, resulting in a small brushfire that forced traffic to alternate using one lane.

Washington State Trooper Chelsea Hodgson reported that the fire started around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The local fire department responded to extinguish the flames, and the Mason County public utility district repaired the pole.

According to Hodgson, the fire was about 100 feet long and moving slowly enough for fire crews to easily get a handle on it. But US 101 remained closed while crews worked.

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