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Man falls from cell phone tower in Birmingham

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A man has fallen over 100 feet from a cell phone tower in the western part of Birmingham. The cell phone tower is located near the intersection of Bonnie Road and Walls Road.  The man was working on the installation of antennas and fell from the middle boom.  He fell about 10 feet to the bottom of the boom, then fell approximately 130 feet to the ground. 

The man's injuries are considered to be non-life threatening.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies and Minor Heights Fire Department responded to the scene.

Transported via ambulance to a local hospital.

ABC 33/40 has a crew on the scene and will bring you more on this story coming up on Focus @ 4 and the news at 5 and 6.

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