Power line down across Fish Hatchery Road, all traffic being diverted

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A power line is down across all lanes Fish Hatchery Road at Plaenert Drive, causing a road closure Thursday morning.

According to the Madison Police Department, the power line was reported down just after 6 a.m. No word yet on what caused it to go down.

All traffic is being diverted on Fish Hatchery Road. This is expected to last until 8 a.m. It is suggested that drivers stay away from the area until then.

Madison Gas and Electric is reporting that over 300 people are without power as crews are on-scene working on the problem.