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Trash truck knocks down power line in Jackson

(Source: Rob Foote/KFVS) (Source: Rob Foote/KFVS)
JACKSON, MO (KFVS) -

Hazmat teams were called to a downed power line in Jackson, Mo. early Friday morning.

A trash truck knocked down a power line, which pulled a transformer off a pole and caused it to start leaking.

This incident happened behind the Save-A-Lot grocery store in Jackson.

Police say Hazmat teams were dispatched to the area as a precaution, but determined there was no hazardous materials threatening the area.

Police were on the scene about 30 minutes before power crews arrived to fix the downed power lines and transformer.

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