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Sunrise Powerlink blamed for fire in Alpine

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A fire broke out along the Sunrise Powerlink, the same day it went into operation.

The 500,000-volt Sunrise Powerlink transmission line was turned on just days ago, and now News 8 is learning the activation didn't go smoothly. In fact, it sparked a fire inthe 1500 block of Star Valley Road in Alpine that was caught on tape by a News 8 viewer.

In this News 8 video story, Phil Blauer has more.

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