The 100 meter long self-propelled barge Kamperzand allided with power lines over the Rhine Herne Canal near Heil, Germany. The Kamperzand was en route to Heil from Lünen with a cargo of coal when the barge’s crane struck the power lines. The crane was torn off the deck while the power lines came down. Reports state there was a power outage in the towns of Rünthe, Oberaden, and Heil. Local fire brigade was called to remote the damaged lines. No reports of injuries. Reports state the crew on the Kamperzand had raised the crane to haul a vehicle on board causing the incident.