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Truck strikes power pole on Woodcock

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Fire District 3, Clallam County Sheriff's Office and Clallam County Public Utility District (PUD) personnel respond to a fire near the 1200 block of Woodcock Road. 

 

The driver of a blue dump truck and trailer reportedly struck a nearby power line and set off the fire, then left the scene. Law enforcement officials are seeking that driver. 

 

As of 12:45 p.m., PUD personnel were at work depowering the lines while Fire District 3 firefighters worked to quell the small wildfire.

 

PUD officials estimate power will be restored for 85 homes in the area tentatively by 4 p.m. 

 

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