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Bee attack, fiber cut, 7-hour outage

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Fri Sep 21 15:13:54 2007

(AUSTIN) Telephone service was out for seven hours in rural Central Texas after bees attacked a construction worker, causing him to jump off his tractor and hit a lever that lowered an auger that sliced a fiber-optic line.