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Van Snaps Utility Pole, Bursts Into Flames in Beacon Street Crash

The fire department said the section of Beacon Street was closed "indefinitely" so crews could make repairs.

This van burst into flames after a crash on Beacon Street Wednesday. Credit: Newton Fire Department
This van burst into flames after a crash on Beacon Street Wednesday. Credit: Newton Fire Department
A van burst into flames in a crash on Beacon Street Wednesday afternoon.

No one was injured in the two-vehicle crash, which happened near Walnut Street at about 2:30 p.m. 

One of the vehicles struck a utility pole, snapping it in half. NSTAR crews were notified and sent to the scene to fix it.

Firefighters extinguished a fire that broke out in the engine block of the van.

The fire department said the section of Beacon Street was closed "indefinitely" so crews could make repairs.

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