Stay Safe, Be Prepared

Emergency or downed power lines?
Call 1-800-342-5775 and Press 1 for "electrical emergencies"

Power Outages

Check to see if your neighbors have lights.

Check to see if your neighbors have lights. If so, check your breakers and fuses.

Report your outage online

Report your outage online or by calling
1-800-342-5775.

Lights flickering, or do you have information about an outage? Please call us.

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Stay Safe

Generator Safety Tips

Generators emit carbon monoxide. Never operate a generator in your home, garage, or other enclosed building. Other generator safety tips.

Stay clear of downed power lines.

Stay clear of downed power lines. Always assume they are still carrying electricity.

Stay clear of electrical equipment where there is standing water, such as a flooded basement

Stay clear of electrical equipment where there is standing water, such as a flooded basement.

Avoid candles because they can start a fire. Use flashlights instead.

Avoid candles because they can start a fire. Use flashlights instead.

Don't use gas ovens or ranges to heat your home.

Don't use gas ovens or ranges to heat your home.

Unplug sensitive home electronics. Turn off ovens and space heaters that may have been on when the outage occurred.

Unplug sensitive home electronics. Turn off ovens and space heaters that may have been on when the outage occurred.

During an Outage

Never step into a flooded room if water may be in contact with electrical outlets, appliances or cords.

Never step into a flooded room if water may be in contact with electrical outlets, appliances or cords.

Don't attempt to turn off power at the breaker box if you must stand in water to do so. Call us at 1-800-342-5775 to shut off power at the meter.

Don't attempt to turn off power at the breaker box if you must stand in water to do so. Call us at 1-800-342-5775 to shut off power at the meter.

Never use electric appliances or touch electric wires, switches or fuses when you're wet or when you're standing in water.

Never use electric appliances or touch electric wires, switches or fuses when you're wet or when you're standing in water.

Keep electric tools and equipment at least 10 feet away from wet surfaces. Do not use electric yard tools if it's raining or the ground is wet.

Keep electric tools and equipment at least 10 feet away from wet surfaces. Do not use electric yard tools if it's raining or the ground is wet.

Keep warm air in during winter by using your doors as infrequently as possible.

Keep warm air in during winter by using your doors as infrequently as possible.

Close off unoccupied rooms.

Close off unoccupied rooms.

Avoid opening your refrigerator and freezer as much as possible.

Avoid opening your refrigerator and freezer as much as possible.

Prepare and maintain an emergency kit with food, water, medication and any pet supplies you may need.

Prepare and maintain an emergency kit with food, water, medication and any pet supplies you may need.

Preparing for Outages

Use surge protectors to help protect your appliances and electronics.

Use surge protectors to help protect your appliances and electronics.

Have ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) professionally installed on your outlets. These safety devices can cut off power instantly if there's a safety hazard.

Have ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) professionally installed on your outlets. These safety devices can cut off power instantly if there's a safety hazard.