Power is back on after a power pole caught fire on 3rd and Madison St. Alliant Energy turned power off due to the fire and 1460 residents in Washington lost power for a short period of time. The Washington Fire Department responded to the scene and the fire was put out by Alliant Energy crews. KCII will continue to follow this story and bring you more information as it becomes official.
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