UPDATED: Pole fire causes power outages in St. John's

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A pole fire in the east end of St. John's is causing power outages.

Newfoundland Power employees and Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officers are braving the elements on Newfoundland Drive Wednesday evening to deal with a pole fire.

According to Newfoundland Power's website, impacted streets include Virginia Place, Logy Bay Road, Rigolet Crescent, Newfoundland Drive and MacDonald Drive.

Shortly after 9 p.m., Newfoundland Power advised the public power would likely be restored in the area by 10 p.m.

This story has been edited to include new information.

Geographic location: St. John's

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