Wires down after telephone pole breaks apart, causing power outages in Montgomery County

(Photo, Montgomery County Fire Department)

The power is out in the area where a telephone pole snapped in three pieces, bringing down power lines in Gaithersburg Tuesday morning, according to authorities.

The Montgomery County Fire Department says the incident happened on Oakmont Avenue between Railroad Avenue and Citation Drive.

No one was hurt but Oakmont Avenue is closed and local businesses are without power.

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