ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A fire shut down a part of Rockford’s 11th Street Tuesday afternoon.
The road was closed near Holcomb State Bank, 7035 11th St. Both lanes were closed to drivers up to Rotary Road.
A utility pole caught fire, causing a hazard to drivers.
The blaze caused power outages for nearly 250 customers in the area. The power was only out for a couple of hours and was restored by the time of this writing.
No injuries were reported in connection to the incident.