Spray rig backs into transmission lines, knocks out power in Wynne area

Spray rig backs into transmission lines, knocks out power in Wynne area
Wynne firefighters responded to an agri field Sunday afternoon after a spray rig backed into electrical transmission lines, according to the Wynne Fire Department Facebook page. (Source: Wynne Fire Department Facebook)

WYNNE, Ark. (KAIT) - Wynne firefighters were busy Sunday afternoon after getting a call about a spray rig backing into electrical lines, causing Entergy customers to be without power.

According to a post on the Wynne Fire Department Facebook page, firefighters got a call around 4:20 p.m. Sunday about the incident in an agri field just south of the Wynne Water Treatment plant.

At approximately 16:24 Wynne Fire Department responded to a agricultural field just south of the Wynne Water Treatment...

Posted by Wynne Fire Department on Sunday, May 31, 2020

“This knocked out power to approximately 850-1,000 Entergy customers in Wynne and some stop lights lost power. Please remember to treat these as 4-way stop if they are not working,” the post noted.

According to the Entergy Arkansas website, the power is expected to be restored by 10 p.m. Sunday.

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