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Multiple Departments Respond to Reports of Trees and Wires Down Across Roadways Monday Evening


Published: April 18, 2022 at 08:05 p.m.

By: Nick Altmire


There are multiple reports of trees and wires across roadways around the county this evening as a result of the gusty wind conditions. Glenfield/Brantingham, Martinsburg, Croghan, Port Leyden and Lowville fire units have all been dispatched to calls.


As of 8 p.m., National Grid shows 1,981 customers without power in the county. Over 1,000 of the outages were in the Brantingham area. Tree and wires are reported down on Cottage Rd.(3G Fire), Stony Lake Rd.(Lowville Fire), Canal St. (Port Leyden Fire), and N. Chases Lake Rd.(Lowville Fire). In the town of Croghan, the Old State Rd. is closed between the Monnat School Rd. and Erie Canal Rd. due to a tree and wires across the roadway.


Update (8:10 p.m.): Lowville fire units have been dispatched to a third call for a report of a tree split on E. State St. in the village. Lowville Fire is establishing a command center at the fire hall to manage multiple incidents. Croghan fire reports the Old State Rd. has reopened with the tree and wires removed from the roadway.


Update (8:15 PM): National Grid shows the outages impacting customers in the following towns: Croghan- 320; Greig- 994; Lyonsdale- 34; Osceola- 374; Village of Port Leyden- 49; Turin- 14; Watson-198












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