Downed Wires Close Outer Loop Of 695

TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — The Outer Loop of 695 has been shut down because of downed wires in Towson.

State police say the wires did spark a fire as it hit the roadway on 695 between Dulaney Valley Road and York Road.

The Outer Loop is shut down before Dulaney Valley Road.

The incident started as a transformer fire. The fire board and BGE determined the wires presented a safety hazard to the public.

Traffic is being detoured while generators are being checked.

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