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megimoo
08-01-2008, 12:13 PM
Suspected copper thief severely burned on utility pole in Dallas

"Holy Crow Just How Dumb Are Some Of These People !"

A man who may have been trying to steal copper wiring was severely burned on top of a utility pole this morning, Dallas Fire-Rescue said.

His rescue was hindered because his flesh had melded with the metal on the pole. A Dallas Fire-Rescue dispatcher said a passerby called about 5:30 a.m. to report that a man was on top of a utility pole and that wires were sparking above in the 800 block of Regal Row near the Irving border. Police said there had also been reports of power outages in the area. When crews arrived, they found a person,...

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/stories/080208dnmetmanstuck.352a564.html

jinxmchue
08-01-2008, 12:31 PM
Poetic justice? Just a tad.

Defiant1
08-01-2008, 12:34 PM
Shocking!!!

Gingersnap
08-01-2008, 12:51 PM
He's got third degree burns over 50% of his body. His chances may not be too good.

Cold Warrior
08-01-2008, 12:54 PM
I saw a live clip of this guy being "removed" from the pole on CNN this morning. He looked none too good.

jinxmchue
08-01-2008, 01:46 PM
He's got third degree burns over 50% of his body. His chances may not be too good.

Well, since he was likely stealing copper to feed a meth habit, his chances weren't too good to begin with.

LogansPapa
08-01-2008, 01:58 PM
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b5/boorite/shocked.jpg

megimoo
08-01-2008, 02:17 PM
He's got third degree burns over 50% of his body. His chances may not be too good.How much of his body was left melted into the metal pole ?