Power Outage in Fort Polk, LA

General Information
Country United States
State Louisiana (LA)
County Vernon
City Fort Polk
Zip Codes 1

Power Outage Reports

By Zip Code

71459 27

By Company

Entergy Louisiana LLC 180

Spruce Finance 26

Sunnova 262

Southwestern Electric Power Co 58

Cleco Power LLC 67

Beauregard Electric Coop, Inc 25

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Fort Polk, LA ZIP Codes

  • 71459

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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