Power lines brought down by tree branch spark fire, many lose power near Fowler

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Hundreds of people were left without power after a broken tree branch brought down power lines and sparked a grass fire near Fowler.

It happened around 11 a.m. off of Highway 99 and Merced Street.

Fire officials said they have contained the blaze. PG&E reported 409 people were left without electricity when the power lines went down.

PG&E crews responded to the scene and working to restore power to 409 people. (PG&E)



PG&E crews responded to the scene and power has since been restored

More information on the outage here.
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