Who is responsible if tree falls on line in France?

Our electricity supply and phone lines go through fragile trees on a neigh­bour’s land. If a tree or branch falls cutting our power or phone lines who is responsible for the repair – us, the neighbour or the utility company? I.S.

An Orange spokeswoman said it would be your neighbour’s responsibility because they are responsible for ...

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