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Re: MasterCard Flood, Personal phone lose (was Re: Fiber cut in Chicago area?)
From: Bill Woodcock <woody () zocalo net>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2000 12:21:17 -0700 (PDT)

    > It's one of those "imaginary friends", hrm?  Is this related to the San
    > Bruno fiber burn/cut?  I saw info about it that 24? 27? strands were
    > burned in a fire supposedly caused by construction at SFO.  They say that
    > local 911 in San Mateo county has been disrupted due to this.  If this is
    > the cause, then as usual, it IS Pac Bell.  I heard ETR's of 5 to 10 days
    > for full service to return.

I just heard some more detail on this... Apparently a construction worker
who was working on power feeds for the new BART (metro-area subway)
extension out to the San Francisco airport had a little welding accident,
and welded something onto a hell of a big Pac Bell copper bundle.


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