Fire truck ladder knocks down power lines, sparks outage in St. Petersburg's Crescent Lakes neighborhood

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Fire truck ladder accidentally pulls down power lines, causing an outage in St. Petersburg's Crescent Lakes neighborhood on Monday, February 24, 2014.

 


 


St. Petersburg, Florida-- After an outage that lasted nearly seven hours, customers in St. Petersburg's Crescent Lake neighborhood had their power restored Monday night. 

Earlier in the day, a St. Petersburg Fire truck ladder accidentally hooked on to some power lines and pulled them down, which sparked a big boom, and an outage in the area. 

Duke Energy's power outage map showed over 400 customers were without power. 

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