NEWTON (CBS) — A giant spool of cable rolled off of a work truck and damaged a telephone pole Tuesday afternoon.

The spool went downhill on Chestnut Street, hitting a fence before striking the pole just after noon.

cable spool Giant Cable Spool Smashes Into Fence, Pole In Newton

A spool of cable rolled downhill into a utility pole Tuesday afternoon. (WBZ-TV)

The Newton Fire Department said nobody was injured, and no other property was damaged.

They also said the spool didn’t fall from a city vehicle.


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