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Worker Hurt In Power Line Fire In Moline

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Firefighters responded to the scene of a power pole fire in Moline Wednesday afternoon. According to the Moline Fire Department, a tree trimming company was taking a tree down at 48th St. and 49th Ave. when the boom truck came in contact with a high voltage power line.

One worker was hurt and taken to the hospital. The boom truck was also significantly damaged by fire. Firefighters were able to put the fire out on both the power pole and the boom truck.

Power was knocked out in the neighborhood. According to the MidAmerican Energy website, about 33 customers in Moline were without power.

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