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DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF) --
Thousands of Montgomery County residents lost power on Wednesday, according to the AES Ohio website.
A day after a squirrel knocked out power for over 4,000 power customers, a tripping safety device briefly left over 2,000 in the dark Wednesday evenin
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base exercise will require 12-hour power outage on Area B
KETTERING, Ohio (WKEF) --A power outage that briefly affected nearly 4,300 AESOhio customers inKetteringon Tuesday evening is beingattributed to a squirrel
AES has pointed to a squirrel as the cause of an outage that affected over 4,000 power customers in Kettering this afternoon.
Area B to turn off the power during upcoming exercise > Wright-Patterson AFB > Article Display lock U.S. Air Force Logo U.S. Air Force Logo
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Some employees on Area B can expect to have no power for 12 hours Oct. 13 as part of an Energy Resilience Readiness Exercise. The base Energy Management Office is pulling the plug beginning at midnight to test Area,
Ivette Garrido hurried last week to get the 6 kilograms (13 pounds) of subsidized chicken allotted to her family by Cuba’s government and put it in the freezer,
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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.