Boston Residents Without Power After Utility Pole Topples, Causing Explosion

Nobody was injured and first responders arrived quickly.

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Some residents in Boston's Brighton neighborhood were without power Wednesday after a utility pole toppled and exploded.

The pole fell over unexpectedly on Everett Street Wednesday morning, but no one was injured. First responders arrived shortly after.

One neighbor said she noticed the pole leaning over for a while and was nervous that it was going to fall.

Eversource was working to restore power.

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