Need another reason to never drive over or under a downed power line? Here you go!

"No line is safe to touch, EVAH!" A parked car on Merrill Street in Portland caught fire after a power line fell on the hood of the car.

The action was captured on video and shared on Facebook by the Munjoy Hill Fire Station.

Power restoration efforts around the state are full swing. Out of state power crews have been sent to Maine to help with efforts to restore power to thousands and thousands of homes and business.

If you are without power there's warming and charging stations being set up around the area:

  • Bangor - Bangor Park and Rec building on Main Street (in the old Armory)
  • Bangor Public Library - warming/charging station
  • Greene Town Office - Warming center
  • Lisbon Town Office - Warming center
  • Brooksville Fire station - Warming center
  • Stonington Island Community Center - Warming center
  • Bristol Mills Fire Station - Warming Center
  • New Harbor Fire Station - Warming Center
  • Old Town Middle School Gym - Warming center/Charging station
  • Orono - University of Maine field house - will open at 5 p.m. as a Red Cross emergency shelter

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