Tractor downs cable line in Columbia

Shortly before 3 p.m. Friday, Columbia police and fire department personnel responded to the area of Route 158 between Todd Center Drive and Centerville Road after a tractor working in the field knocked down a Charter Spectrum cable line across the roadway.

No injuries were reported in the incident, but customers of that cable company are expected to be without service until about 8 p.m.

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