Low hanging telephone, cable or power lines, are a constant headache for firefighters and law enforcement. Emergency officials routinely respond to fallen lines; most as a result of tractor trailers or weather. Officials stress not to touch the wires and to call 911 to report any fallen lines. Jim Connely, assistant fire chief for Tamaqua, talks with Officer Dwayne Hacker after a tractor trailer pulled down a communication line along Center Street (SR309) in Tamaqua.
Wires versus tractor trailers
Friday, March 1, 2013