Downed power lines set fire to cars; portion of Preston Highway shut down

Published: Dec. 22, 2013 at 2:42 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 29, 2013 at 2:42 AM EST
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A part of Preston Highway near Okolona has been shut down after fallen power lines set fire to several cars.

According to Metrosafe, a call was received around 9:00 p.m. about an incident in the 6000 block of Preston Highway.

Fire officials said downed power lines set fire to nine cars on the lot of the Town and Country Ford dealership. Officers shut down that part of Preston Highway for fire equipment and have now shut off power in that area as crews battle the blaze.

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