South Branch Parkway near Pennsylvania Avenue was closed to traffic after wires came down during Monday’s severe weather.
As of 12:25 a.m. Tuesday,
Dennis Leger of the Springfield Fire Department told 22News high voltage wires came down and caused a brush fire.
Springfield police also told 22News Chesterfield and Derryfield Avenues were also shut down Monday night for a period of time due to the downed wires.
No further details were available.