Downed power line catches tree on fire in Silvis

SILVIS, Illinois -- A tree was on fire and power lines were downed in the alley of a Silvis neighborhood.

Reports of the fire started coming in around 5:30 a.m. Monday, April 29 in the 200 block of 8th Street.  The Silvis fire chief said that although no home was on fire it was still a potentially dangerous situation.  The investigation was put on hold until power could be cut from the area.

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