Hundreds of Alliant customers loose power after utility pole fire

A utility pole fire knocks out power for 225 Alliant Energy Customers.

Authorities responded to the area of Milton Avenue and Kettering Street around 5:30 this morning.

A spokesperson from Alliant Energy said that by 7:00 a.m. power had been restored to most customers. She said the fire was caused by wind that blew done a wire.

The traffic lights at Milton Avenue and Kettering Street, and Kettering Street and Deerfield Drive lost power during the outage.

The Janesville Fire department and Alliant Energy are currently on scene.