Storm Damage Snags Traffic on Albany Avenue in West Hartford

A strong thunderstorm left a mess of downed trees and power lines in part of West Hartford Wednesday.

West Hartford police said crews were called to the Bishop’s Corner area for downed trees and power lines around 2:30 p.m.

Albany Avenue was closed between Mountain Road and North Main Street during part of the evening commute. Portions of Flagg Road were also closed.

An NBC Connecticut crew on scene reported wires on fire on Flagg Road. Power was knocked out to a small number of customers in the area.

NBC Connecticut
Wires on fire on Flagg Road in West Hartford after storms moved through Wednesday.
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