Scaffolding falls onto power lines from West Loop building

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Scaffolding fell away from a building under construction near the corner of Lake and Racine in the West Loop Wednesday morning at about 7:10 a.m., according to a Chicago Fire spokesman. No one was injured in the incident. Crews cut power to the immediate neighborhood because the scaffolding fell on some power lines, a fire official at the scene said. | Stefano Esposito /Sun-Times

Power was cut to part of the West Loop after a scaffolding fell from a building under construction Wednesday morning.

The scaffolding fell away from the building and onto nearby power lines about 7:10 a.m. near Lake and Racine, according to a Chicago Fire Department spokesman at the scene. Crews cut power to the immediate neighborhood.

No injuries were reported, according to the fire department.

Scaffolding fell away from a building under construction near the corner of Lake and Racine in the West Loop Wednesday morning at about 7:10 a.m., according to a Chicago Fire spokesman. No one was injured in the incident. Crews cut power to the immediate

Scaffolding fell away from a building under construction near the corner of Lake and Racine in the West Loop Wednesday morning at about 7:10 a.m., according to a Chicago Fire spokesman. No one was injured in the incident. Crews cut power to the immediate neighborhood because the scaffolding fell on some power lines, a fire official at the scene said. | Stefano Esposito /Sun-Times

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