Power Outage Safety

Power Outage Safety

Call your electricity provider. When at all possible be sure to use a corded house phone when calling to report your outage and also have your account number, phone number and name available.

Extended Power Outages

  • Stay clear of any downed power lines
  • Do not open freezers or refrigerators if possible
  • Use extreme caution with candles, kerosene and propane for lighting and heating sources
  • Take small children, elderly and the handicapped|medically dependent to a working location
  • Stock up on non-perishable items such as bottled water, canned food, batteries, flashlights, radio, etc.
  • If you are relying on a generator, please advise the power company of your intentions to use and make sure it has been properly installed for our safety and yours
  • Medical emergencies: CALL 911