Highway 43 closed in both directions south of Selma due to downed power lines

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- Caltrans has closed both directions of State Route 43 due to downed power lines on the highway.

Officials said on social media that the closure is in effect between Kamm Avenue and Conejo Avenue, south of Selma.

Utility crews were responding to the area to remove the power lines.

It wasn't immediately clear how long the highway would be closed. Drivers are advised to take an alternate route.

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