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Downed power line caused massive grass fire in Holland Patent

A portion of Route 365 was shut down because power lines were in the road.

Posted: Apr 18, 2019 11:49 AM
Updated: Apr 18, 2019 1:40 PM

HOLLAND PATENT, N.Y. -- Officials have released the cause of a grass fire along Route 365 in Holland Patent.

Fire officials at Holland Patent say a downed power line sparked the massive grass fire.

Crews had to wait for National Grid to arrive before fighting the fire, which they say involved about two acres.

A portion of the road was shut down because power lines were in the road. Route 365 reopened overnight.

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