Bucket truck burns after contacting overhead power wires

Upper Darby, PA – A bucket truck caught on fire and burned after contacting overhead power wires. Details are limited at this time, but one report says that someone was pruning a tree close to power wires. The electricity arched into the platform and caught the truck on fire. Initial reports indicate the incident involved a bucket truck and a utility pole with downed wires and a fire. There is no word if there were any injuries at this time. The cause of the incident or how the accident occurred remains under investigation.

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