Power Outage in Bessemer City, NC

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Country United States
State North Carolina (NC)
County Gaston
City Bessemer City
Zip Codes 0

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Carol Crane
power outage in Bessemer City. My husband sleeps with a C-pap machine and we heard it will not be back on until around 1:30 a.m. We do not have a generator.
Devin Jackson
Power has been out for 10 minutes. I was trying to feed my kids and it went out

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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.

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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