As soon as he saw it, he put on the gloves. Then he told the others to fan out, take up positions, protect him. He’d have to climb up carefully, and back down even more carefully. When he was done, they’d have to head back to town immediately: best not to take any chances.
The fixture hung by the wires from a free-standing wall, where once a building had been. Maybe a home, maybe something else. It didn’t matter now. An intact incandescent bulb would have been precious find enough; a compact fluorescent was worth extra rations for a month.