18 May 2020

Cell tower arsons putting lives at risk - telecommunications companies

From Checkpoint, 5:39 pm on 18 May 2020

There have been more suspicious fires over the weekend at cell tower sites, with more than a dozen hit in a matter of weeks.

The telecommunications sector is warning the suspected arsonists are putting lives at risk as outages can cause problems calling emergency services.

On top of that, repairing the damage costs hundreds of thousands of dollars. Jordan Bond reports.