An early morning wires call causes several residents to lose power. At approximately 06:30 hours Station 23-1 responded to south main street for wires. A broken primary wire after arching and melting the asphalt for several minutes finally went to ground and caused the power outage. Approximately 1800 residents loss power due to the issue. 2313 stood by until ACE arrived and then wet down the roadway to cool the asphalt. The engine returned around 0715 hours.