Utility pole catches fire on Ellington Parkway

Utility pole catches fire on Ellington Parkway (Image 1)
Utility pole catches fire on Ellington Parkway (Image 1)

The top of a utility pole caught fire on a busy roadway in east Nashville early Monday morning.

The pole on Ellington Parkway sits between Trinity Lane and Douglas Avenue.  It caught fire around 5:45 a.m.

The fire department responded to the scene, but officials couldn't spray water on the electrical equipment.

Power lines draped over the roadway.

The roadway was not shut down.

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