Public Works was dispatched to Howe Hill Road, Camden. Photo by Daniel Dunkle

CAMDEN – Public Works and the Camden Police Department were dispatched to the corner of Howe Hill Road with Molyneaux Road Aug. 20, after a falling tree knocked out powerlines.

The tree may have fallen because of wet weather the previous day.

CMP works to restore power. Photo by Daniel Dunkle

It blocked the road and damaged power equipment.

Camden Police were on scene to redirect traffic. Photo by Daniel Dunkle

CMP reported on its website Aug. 20 that 29 were without power in Camden and 437 were without power in Hope.

Public Works crews cut up and removed the tree. Heavy equipment was brought in to deal with it. In addition, CMP was one the scene to work on restoring power.

Officer Brook Hartshorn of the Camden Police Department was on the scene to redirect traffic and keep the area safe.

Officer Brook Hartshorn of the Camden Police Department. Photo by Daniel Dunkle