Contact Us
Greenwich Daily Voice serves Greenwich, CT

Menu

Greenwich Daily Voice serves Greenwich, CT
police & fire

Downed Tree In Greenwich Causes Power Outage, Road Closure

A downed tree forced the closure of East Putnam Avenue/Route 1 on Monday and knocked out power to about a number of homes and businesses.
A downed tree forced the closure of East Putnam Avenue/Route 1 on Monday and knocked out power to about a number of homes and businesses. Photo Credit: Twitter

GREENWICH, Conn. -- A downed tree knocked out power to a number customers and forced the closure of East Putnam Avenue for more than two hours Monday evening, according to Greenwich police.

The tree, which came down near the intersection of East Putnam Avenue and Old Church Road, knocked out the power when it fell over utility lines, according to a Tweet from the Greenwich Police Department .

The town's highway department responded to the scene and cleared the tree by 9:30 p.m., according to police, who reopened the road soon after.

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident. As of 10 p.m., more than 25 customers in Greenwich were still without power after the powerful thunderstorms.

Welcome to

Greenwich Daily Voice!

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.