Rain and lighting knocked a tree into a transformer on Old Newtown Road and caused three fires on power lines on Spring Hill Road on Monday morning. It has led to road closings as power and phone company crews make repairs.
According to the Connecticut Light & Power Outage Map, 50 Monroe customers are without power. United Illuminating Co. serves homes on Spring Hill.
Police said the call came in for Spring Hill Road at 9:41 a.m. and the call for Old Newtown Road was at 9:44.
Spring Hill Road is closed between Sherman Circle and Cutlers Farm roads and Old Newtown Road is blocked off from Pepper Street and at the intersection with Oak Ridge Road.
At approximately 11:15 a.m., three power company trucks and one phone truck was seen on Old Newtown Road.