WATERTOWN (CBS) – High winds blew down an entire line of utility poles on Arsenal Street.
Eight utility poles came crashing down around 10:30 a.m. Friday when a big gust of wind came in.READ MORE: Police Search Woods After Man Fired BB Gun Behind Salem Walmart
No injuries were reported.
Residents who live in the area heard the poles come down and described it as a “loud boom.”READ MORE: Wellesley Man Killed In Ipswich Mountain Bike Crash
“I couldn’t believe it. I heard this great big slam and crack the sound of something really heavy falling on the ground and you can see the results on Arsenal Street, right. Plus all the transformers that are down there is a of leaking too,” said Arthur, who lives nearby.
The road remains shut down from Irving to School streets, and is expected to remain closed possibly into Saturday as well.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Reopening Plan: COVID Restrictions Loosen Monday, Including Restaurant Capacity
Crews have been in the area since then trying to clean up the mess.