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7/15/2017 - Storm Strands Two Boaters on Hunting Creek - Click here to print this information

A line of thunderstorms came through the area last night at around 8:45. Two people in kayaks in Bagwell Creek off of Hunting Creek were brought to shore by the Accomack County Sheriffs Department as the storm passed through the area. Neither of the boaters was injured.

Fire and EMS responded to two accidents, one with injury. At approximately 9:15 an accident was reported on Rt. 13 in Keller involving power pole. Traffic was rerouted while rescue personnel cleared the scene. Another was near Royal Farms in Onley. No injuries were reported.

At approximately 8:30 fire personnel responded to a report of an electric pole fire on Fairview Road in lower Northampton County. They discovered a tree limb that had fallen across the electric wires and was on fire. A&N Electric was called to clear the limbs off of the wires.

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