Flames were seen shooting from an electricity pole during a power cut in Hayle. A concerned member of the public called 999 just before 3am yesterday near St George's Walk, between Phillack and Hayle. It happened at the same time that there was a power cut in the area. A fire service spokeswoman said: "Firefighters located an electricity pole that had been on fire. They stood by until the incident was left in the care of electrical engineers."