Did you lose power?
The Berlin Wall, which separated communist East Germany from West Germany, came down on 9 November 1989.
See how your town voted on Election Day in Connecticut and get the latest updates as votes continue to be counted.
Parishioners save altar artifacts following fire at church in East Berlin Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
According to officials, firefighters from East Berlin as well as many surrounding towns are on scene of the structure fire at 139 Main Street.
Considered a “last resort,” a rolling blackout could be implemented if there is an...
Are you affected? Leave your comment below.
Tweets from East Berlin, Connecticut
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.