Car crash causes power outage, fire - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Car crash causes power outage, fire

(Source: Cody Tucker) (Source: Cody Tucker)

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A car crash has caused a fire and power outage in Cape Girardeau.

The crash happened on Route W near the Humane Society just before 2 a.m. Friday.  

A truck struck a power pole causing the power outage. Power has been restored to a large portion of the Cape Girardeau area, but power has been restored.  

The truck also ruptured a gas line, causing a fire on the scene.  Cape Girardeau firefighters have maintained the fire.  

Police say one person has been taken into custody. 

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