Campbell River resident Molly Eichar captured this photo of a BC Hydro crew extinguishing a fire that broke out on a power pole around 6:17 this evening on 7th Avenue. The crew arrived around 6:59 and quickly got the blaze under control.

Hydro crew extinguishes fire

Fire breaks out on power pole on 7th Avenue in Campbell River

Campbell River resident Molly Eichar captured this photo of a BC Hydro crew extinguishing a fire that broke out on a power pole around 6:17 this evening on 7th Avenue.

Campbell River firefighters responded to the blaze as well and kept bystanders a safe distance away and waited for BC Hydro. The Hydro crew arrived around 6:59 and quickly got the blaze under control.