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Re: Copper thefts in california

  • From: Lyndon Nerenberg
  • Date: Fri Jul 07 16:59:08 2006

In addition to the traditional backhoe threat, as the price of copper
increased so has the threat of people stealing telephone trunk cables
containing copper wire.

Someone fried themselves a couple of months ago in a Vancouver suburb, trying to steal a chunk of (live) power cable.