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Utility pole fire blocks Louisburg Road traffic

Posted July 13, 2009 2:50 p.m. EDT

— Louisburg Road was blocked off Monday afternoon after a wreck sparked an electrical fire, authorities said.

An SUV slammed into a utility pole at the intersection of Louisburg and Forestville Roads, and the power pole erupted in flames, authorities said.

No injuries were reported in the wreck.

The traffic light at the intersection was knocked out, and traffic was backing up in all directions, authorities said.