Fallen power lines damage Bridgeport church

It happened at Universal Church on North Avenue after 1 p.m.

It happened at Universal Church on North Avenue after 1 p.m. (9/16/16)

BRIDGEPORT - A church in Bridgeport suffered damage to its roof today after an accident involving a tractor-trailer and power lines.

It happened at Universal Church on North Avenue after 1 p.m.

A truck reportedly took down the power lines and caused a short circuit, which burned the lines all the way to Lindley Street.

Crews from United Illuminating were on scene fixing the wires.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 VIDEO: News conference from Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office
Steven Matz, of East Setauket, brought his family 2 LI native Steven Matz takes mound in Game 4
3 VIDEO: Students get crash course on disaster preparedness
Pizza Co Pizza Station is in a vintage 4 New pizzeria opens in Stamford
Police Chief Leon Krolikowski was concerned there might 5 New Canaan resumes gun permits

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE