Barricades set up at N. Park, Themis in Cape Girardeau, MO after tree, line falls

Fire and electrical crews were called to the scene (Source: Nicole Cartmell, KFVS)
Fire and electrical crews were called to the scene (Source: Nicole Cartmell, KFVS)

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Temporary barricades were being set up at North Park and Themis Streets in Cape Girardeau after a tree and line came down on Friday, May 25.

It happened shortly before 3 p.m.

According to Ameren Missouri, at 3:45 p.m., 88 customers were without power. Ameren Missouri reported 0 outages at 7:45 p.m.

According to Cape Girardeau Police Sgt. Rick Schmidt, the road had to be closed and police were asking for the public's cooperation as utility workers and crews assess the scene.

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Crews with the Cape Girardeau Fire Department were also called to the scene.

Wind is the cause of the closure according to officials at the scene.

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