Heat causes power poles to buckle in Conroe

June 15, 2011 4:55:22 AM PDT
The heat caused two power poles to buckle, knocking out power to hundreds of homes and business yesterday in Conroe. Electricians blame the near triple-digit temperatures for causing those poles to collapse. One of the live wires even started a small fire in the dry grass along the FM 2854. It took 5-hours before all affected Entergy customers got their power back on.

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