Marquee was touching live power line

Source: on 2009-09-15 12:25:00

A marquee manufacturing and hire company has been prosecuted after it erected a wedding tent so that it was touching a live electrical cable.Plymouth Magistrates' Court heard Big Tops put the tent up in a field at Runnage Farm on Dartmoor in July 2007, directly under a power line, but failed to check if the electricity was switched off. Charles Lodge, the father of the bride, raised concerns after he ...

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