A tree on a power line caused a widespread electrical outage in Lehighton this morning.

Brenda Koons, borough secretary, said the outage affected the south side of the borough.

The tree was on the line on Bridge Street.

The outage affected traffic signals along Route 443, including one at west entrance of the McCall Bridge (Route 209 and 443). Lehighton Fire Police were summoned to assist with traffic control at the intersection.