A broken-down bucket crane truck near Copper and Maple avenues in northeast Fresno on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. A man was working on a nearby cell tower when his bucket accidentally made contact with live power lines sending 115,000 volts through the truck and stranding the man. PG&E workers were able to rescue him.
A broken-down bucket crane truck near Copper and Maple avenues in northeast Fresno on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. A man was working on a nearby cell tower when his bucket accidentally made contact with live power lines sending 115,000 volts through the truck and stranding the man. PG&E workers were able to rescue him. TROY POPE tpope@fresnobee.com
A broken-down bucket crane truck near Copper and Maple avenues in northeast Fresno on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. A man was working on a nearby cell tower when his bucket accidentally made contact with live power lines sending 115,000 volts through the truck and stranding the man. PG&E workers were able to rescue him. TROY POPE tpope@fresnobee.com

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When his elevated bucket hit power lines, this worker needed rescuing

December 01, 2016 1:53 PM

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