The incident took place around 8:48 a.m. Tuesday in the area between Jeanette Street and Pembroke Road, said Det. Ralph Anderson.
The person was discovered when the police department, along with the Danbury Fire Department, responded to a report of wires down in the area, said Anderson.
Once on the scene, a vehicle on fire was located under the wires
In March, a New Jersey man was killed after he drove around traffic cones on a closed street and moving a downed live electric wire, fulling-engulfing his SUV in flames.
At this time, the incident is under investigation and a section of Padanaram Road will remain closed for the majority of the day.
Motorists should expect heavy delays in and around the area.
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