Two tree trimmers are dead after the crane they were operating made contact with power lines and caught fire in Thermal on Saturday.
While cutting palm fronds, the crane’s bucket touched power lines and oil that was leaking from the vehicle caught fire, reports KESQ. The incident happened at 10:54 a.m. on Harrison Street in Thermal.
No further details have been reported.
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