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Highway 9 at Fern Drive shut down due to power pole on fire

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Calif. (KION-TV) -- CHP Santa Cruz has shut down a portion of Highway 9 at Fern Drive after a power pole caught fire on Thursday.

The video shows flames across the bottom and top of the pole and smoke billowing out of the area.

CHP Santa Cruz confirms a vehicle crashed into the pole shortly before the fire started.

The CHP said no one was injured in the incident.

It's unclear when the road will be back open.

This is a developing story

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