Road closures: Fallen trees and downed power lines closed roads and sparked fires across the county this afternoon. Read more

Published 12:28 pm Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Indiana Avenue was closed about noon as Entergy replaced fallen power lines between South Frontage and Porters Chapel roads.

It was not immediately clear when the street would be reopened.

A fire was reported at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center on Halls Ferry Road, and another blaze was reported on Halls Ferry near Porters Chapel.

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Trees and power lines were reported down on Yorktown Road, Oak Ridge Road, Martin Luthur King Jr. Blvd., Sky Farm Avenue, North Washington Street at Chickasaw, Wisconsin Avenue, Chapel Hills at Lakewood, Short Jack Drive, Campbell Swamp Road and Clukin Road.

A car was reported in a ditch on Warrenton Road.