Power Outage in Bear, DE

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Power outage in Bear, Delaware? Contact your local utility company.

Delmarva Power
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(800) 375-7117 Report Online
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City of Newark Electric Department
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(302) 366-7050
DEMEC
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(302) 378-2711
Town of Smyrna Electric Department
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(302) 653-9217
New Castle Municipal Serv Comm
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(302) 323-2333

User Comments

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My power went out at about 1:45am. When can I expect the electric back on? I have a handicap daughter and everything unexpected scared her. Thank you for ttying to get the electric on asap.

Theresa Helms | August 16, 2020  

Power outage at 6:57pm in Bear, DE

Georgia Furlong | July 13, 2020  

I am property Manager at Fairwinds Communities L.L.C. 738 Pulaski Hwy. Bear, DE. 19701. I received a call from tenant at 100 Northwind Rd. A call from Lot 14-C Fairwinds Communities and, 400 Oceanwind Rd. This office still has power.

Reylene Trott | September 27, 2019  

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Power Outage FAQs

What is Power Outage?

Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.

What Causes Power Outages?

  • Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.

What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?

  • Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
  • Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
  • Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
  • Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.

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Bear, Delaware

City Bear
County New Castle
State Delaware (DE)
Country United States
Zip Codes 19701