[UPDATE 2:25 p.m.] Ettersburg Road Blocked; Power Lines Down
Wires are down near the Ettersburg Junction, according to scanner traffic and a report from the scene. As of 1:45 p.m., the
Briceland Thorn Ettersburg Road is blocked not far from the junction. Reports from the scene say that a power pole is down and that the wires are “hot.”
Initial reports from the scene on the scanner say, “Traffic in the way and directly underneath the lines.”
UPDATE 2 p.m.: Original reports said that Briceland Thorn Road was closed but a California Highway Patrol spokesperson said that the Ettersburg Road is closed due to power lines down NOT Briceland Thorn.
UPDATE 2:07 p.m.: A reader tells us, PG&E “is on site, wires and tree still smoking and sparking.”
UPDATE 2:10 p.m.: A reader tells us that both Briceland Thorn Road and Ettersburg Road are closed.
UPDATE 2:25 p.m.: Reader Tim Cochrane tells us, “My wife is tied up in the mess attempting to come home to Ettersburg. She says that now some vehicles are being escorted in one way fashion in the Thorn Rd but nuttin going to Eburg.”