Downed wires shut down Route 7

Fire police have blocked off Route 7 from Danbury Road to Haviland Road due to downed power lines at 908 Ethan Allen Highway (Route 7).

Fire police on the scene told The Press the power line is touching the guardrail, creating a significant hazard.

Parents are attempting to pick up their kids at Children's Academy, which is without power.

The state highway is closed from the Danbury Road intersection near the Valero gas station to Haviland Road near the Golf Performance Center.

Previous reports stated that there was an accident with injuries at the site causing the traffic delays. That accident occurred on Danbury Road. At least one person was transported to Danbury Hospital by a Ridgefield ambulance.