CLOSE CALL: NJ utility worker escapes flames

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(CBS) — CLOSE CALL: This utility worker narrowly escaped being seriously injured after a wire burst into flames in Manchester Township, NJ earlier this week.

Manchester Police dashcam video showed the worker pulling down a wire crews thought was de-energized, but the wire caught on fire when it hit the wet ground.

Police officials said the utility worker was okay and refused hospital treatment.

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