The city of Canton was without power for 15 minutes after a power line arced and caught a transformer on fire at 11:08 p.m. Saturday on U.S. Highway 56 between 13th and 14th avenues.

The city of Canton was without power for 15 minutes after a power line arced and caught a transformer on fire at 11:08 p.m. Saturday on U.S. Highway 56 between 13th and 14th avenues.


A Canton officer advised dispatch of the loss of power. A deputy later advised of the fire on U.S. 56.


McPherson firefighters responded to the fire and extinguished it. The city of Canton reportedly regained power shortly thereafter.