CAMBRIDGE (CBS) — Crews in Cambridge had a mess to clean up Saturday morning after multiple utility poles came crashing down on Washington Street overnight. Two of the four poles landed on cars, damaging them.
Asbestos was found on the poles, according to Eversource.READ MORE: Expert Brought In By I-Team Now Helping Saugus Determine Source Of Fly Infestation
Police said 138 residents lost power, but Eversource was working to connect those people to a generator then fix the problem entirely.
It is unclear what caused the poles to fall. After the area is cleared, police will review surveillance video to see if a car or truck crashed into them.
Officers also have coffee and donuts available in the Pisani Center for any impacted residents.READ MORE: Boston Nightlife Venue Will Require COVID Vaccine Card Proof Or Masks Due To Delta Variant
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Coffee and donuts were also available to impacted residents at the Pisani Center, police said.MORE NEWS: LOOK: Thresher Shark Swims Near Shore At Narragansett Beach In Rhode Island
Washington Street remains closed between Portland and Windsor Streets as crews investigate and clean up.