EVESHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — A portion of Route 70 is closed in Evesham Township after downed lines started a fire.
Evesham Township Police say there were reports around 5 p.m. of downed power lines on Route 70 westbound.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Acting Secretary Of State To Discuss Need For Recount In Republican Primary For Pennsylvania U.S. Senate RacePhiladelphia's Chief Of School Safety Kevin Bethel Speaking Out Following Texas School Tragedy: 'Fear In Our System Is Real'
The downed lined caused a fire off the roadway.
The westbound lanes are still closed as police are on the scene.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: Officials To Give Update On Anti-Violence Efforts, Announce New Initiative With Philadelphia Housing Authority
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