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Ferocious winds threaten Vodafone mobile phone mast in Truro

By WBMiles  |  Posted: February 06, 2013

  • Wind damages Vodaphone mast near Sainsbury's on A390 at Truro

  • Fire crews were called to help secure a mobile phone mast in Truro loosened by strong winds

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FIRE services were called to a junction at Truro this morning when a mobile telephone mast was damaged by high winds.

One fire engine arrived at the scene just before 10am to make the area safe for the public.

Engineers from the mast owner, Vodafone, arrived at the A390 junction with Station Road between Aldi and Sainsbury's shortly after to start repairs.

The top section of the mast is covered by a two-metre fibre glass covering made of four parts. It is understood that two of these panels had blown away in 23mph winds.

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