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Tips for Dealing with Power Outages

 

·  Stay at least 30 feet away from downed power lines and lines that may be entangled and hidden in fallen trees. Assume all downed lines are live.

·  Avoid the use of candles for illumination.

·  Follow the manufacturer's safety instructions on the use of emergency generators, and be sure to shut off the main breaker when in use and operate the units outdoors.


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