PITTSBURG, Ks. — High winds kept local police and fire departments busy last night.
Law enforcement in Southeast Kansas spent their night chasing wildfires and fixing downed power lines.
According to a spokesperson with Liberty Utilities high winds caused a broken power pole at 7th and Galena.
Initially about 30 customers were after in the general vicinity of the broken pole.
Crews had to cut power to install a new pole set, affecting 1,000 customers in the area.
Power was restored around 5:30 A.M.