Crews Quickly Squelch Tree Fire on Woodstock Road Tuesday Morning

Within a half hour Roswell emergency crews put out a tree fire caused by a blown transformer.

Some residents and commuters along Woodstock Road in Roswell got an unexpected fireworks show this morning at the Jones Road intersection where a transformer blew.

According to Spokesman Paul Piccirilli and Spokeswoman Lisa Holland, the transformer explosion - which occurred around 7 a.m. - caught a nearby tree on fire. However, emergency crews quickly doused the flames and the scene was cleared by 7:30 a.m.

Lee Fleck April 18, 2012 at 04:16 PM
Roswell's Fire Department is the single greatest asset we have.


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