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YFD rescues man from power line

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YAKIMA, Wash--Yakima firefighters rescued a man from an electrical pole Saturday evening.   At around 10pm they got a call about a person on a power line.  When they arrived they found the man hanging upside down from the pole 30 feet in the air with his leg was tangled in the wiring.   A Pacific Power technician came out and shut off the power lines.  The man was taken to Yakima Regional hospital for treatment of severe burns.