Lightning strike likely cause of outage in Barrington, Sheffield

Lightning strike likely cause of outage in Barrington, Sheffield

By Hannah Shirley GREAT BARRINGTON— A power line fire on Route 41 between Division St. and Sheffield caused power loss to 677 Sheffield customers at 7:42 p.m. Thursday night. The fire was likely the result of damage caused by a lightning strike made worse by water leaking into a power transmitter. Great Barrington Fire Chief […]