APPLETON - Cleanup from Wednesday's ice storm may take several months in Appleton, city leaders said Thursday.
The Department of Public Works received more than 1,000 service calls from citizens. The department is keeping the yard waste site, 2625 E. Glendale Ave. , open until 6:45 p.m. Thursday for Appleton residents. Curbside pickup of branches and brush up to 8 feet long begins next week.
Meanwhile, around 400 We Energies customers were without power as of 11 a.m. The company hopes to have power restored to all customers by 7 p.m. We Energies customers who have questions can call 1-800-662-4797.
All traffic lights in the city are working. Public works workers are collecting generators and temporary signs that were used during the power outage.
The fire department was also busy on Wednesday. Firefighters responded to 289 service calls. Of those, 260 were related to downed wires, and two were reported as structure fires. Firefighters would also like to hear about property damage directly related to the storm. Anyone who would like to provide that information is asked to call (920) 832-1704.
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