Crews respond to fire caused by branch falling on power line on Wilmington Island

Crime & Safety

WILMINGTON ISLAND, Ga. (WSAV) – Chatham Fire responded to a fire caused by a branch falling on a power line on Wilmington Island Sunday afternoon.

Just before 2:45 p.m., officers responded to a fire in the 100 block of Deerwood Road. A branch had fallen on a power line that then caught a tree on fire.

Crews tell News 3 they arrived just in time to contain the fire before it reached a nearby home.

It is unclear at this time if the incident caused any power outages.

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