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Five departments battle Lehigh blaze

Fire in empty house reported by neighbors

March 22, 2013

LEHIGH — A Lehigh home was considered a total loss after a fire tore through it Thursday afternoon. A neighbor called in the fire at 6074 Linden St. around 2:30 p.m....

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Coondog

Mar-22-13 8:28 PM

Why would MidAmerican Energy be called---they have nothing to do with Lehigh's electrical grid---the town manages it themselves and they do a good job of it---anything they can't handle goes to Midland Power out of Jefferson---that's where Lehigh gets its power.

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Derteufel

Mar-29-13 9:18 AM

why would midamerican be called? do you really have to ask that? could be two things one... messenger has wrong info... or maybe in a emergency it doesnt really matter who cuts the power, water and electricity dont mix,... just because the wires ar burned through doesnt mean there not energized any more... maybe there is a emergency situation clause... but the question still remains why you would even ask...

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