WESTBORO (CBS) — A National Grid worker was rescued after becoming trapped in the bucket of a cherry picker while working on a utility pole.
The Westboro Fire Department said the worker was repairing a utility pole on Route 135 at Route 9 shortly after 9 a.m. Wednesday when the pole rotted through and broke, draping live wires across the boom of the cherry picker.READ MORE: Nor'easter To Bring Up to 2 Feet Of Snow And Possibly Blizzard Conditions Saturday
They said the worker was brought down after power to the wires was turned off. The worker was not injured.READ MORE: Celtics Reportedly Discussed A Marcus Smart Trade With Atlanta Hawks
“We are happy to report that everyone is fine and no one was injured as a result of the incident this morning,” National Grid said in a statement. “We have opened an internal investigation to determine further details.”MORE NEWS: Matt Turner Expected To Start For USMNT In Thursday Night's World Cup Qualifier
Westboro Fire said Route 135 was still closed around noon Wednesday as the pole was repaired.