For power outage,contact: 1-800-4-OUTAGE to report or check on status of outage.
But call 9-1-1 for downed power lines.
Avoid touching or approaching a fallen power line
Downed power lines are dangerous. Never touch them. For safety’s sake, always assume that a fallen power line is live, and follow these guidelines:
•Avoid touching the downed line with your hand or an object, such as a stick, broom or pole.
•Avoid touching anything, such as a car, object or equipment, or anyone who is in contact with a fallen power line.
•Keep children and pets away from fallen electric lines.
•Avoid driving over a fallen power line.
•Call 911 immediately to report a fallen power line.
Michele Bell, PIO