Does Your High School Have the Disaster of a WTF Attached to a Sports Field Light?


A light pole with an attached cell phone tower caught fire Tuesday, Mar 9, 2021 in Chula Vista, causing extensive damage to a stadium facility at a local high school.

The light caught fire at about 7:30 p.m. outside of Otay Ranch High School. The tower collapsed onto the bleachers and rubberized track, damaging the facility but no injuries were reported, according to the Chula Vista Fire Department.

Once the power was out, crews were able to put out the fire.

Investigators are working to determine what caused the fire. No dollar estimate on damages has yet been determined.