Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close

PHOENIX -- A West Valley neighborhood is without power Friday after a tow truck struck a power pole and knocked down several electrical lines, starting a small fire.

Firefighters evacuated eight homes near 59th Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Glendale because of the late-morning fire. At least 1,000 SRP customers were affected.

Temperatures were in the upper 80s by late morning. By 2:30 p.m. SRP's online outage map reported that between 101-500 customers were still without power. Their services was expected to be restored by 7:30 p.m.

KTAR Newsroom,

share this story:
Attention KTAR.com Comment Users: We have recently changed our comments boards.
We would like you to be part of the conversation and The Voice of Arizona by logging in with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing KTAR (Arizona Sports) account members will need to create a Disqus account or use one of the aforementioned social media logins. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health

    World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.
  • Family in Focus

    KTAR spends the week taking a look at the issues a modern Arizona family faces.