Victoria Vehicle Fire
( Victoria Fire Department )

Victoria firefighters are working to extinguish a hydro pole fire that broke out this afternoon.

At around 3:20 p.m., a hydro pole caught fire in the 500 block of Bay Street, prompting Victoria Fire Department to attend the high traffic road.

Police are assisting the fire department in maintaining traffic control and advise commuters to expect delays in the area.

Sources say that power in the area has been out for 30 minutes.

More to come.

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