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How to Report Power Outage
Power outage in Knox, Pennsylvania? Contact your local utility company.
Broadband enhancement has become an agenda item taking center-stage at counties across rural America. The COVID-19 pandemic, aside from its obvious impact on the health and wellness of communities, has
LEEPER - The Farmington Township Volunteer Fire Department is again hosting a bear weigh station during this year's bear (rifle) hunting season.
The power outages affected thousands in Morris and Sussex counties after the line collapsed across a section of Route 80 West in Jefferson.
7,266 FirstEnergy and AEP customers in Richland County enter weekend without power | Weather | richlandsource.com
Thousands of Richland County residents entered the weekend without electricity, despite published power company estimates that it would be restored by late Friday night.
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Many people are reporting power outages due to strong winds across the region.
MOUNT VERNON -- It's the question many Knox County residents want answers to Wednesday, as a heat wave moves in and thousands remain without electricity following Monday night's storm:
Richland County EMA says power companies working 'diligently' to restore power | Weather | richlandsource.com
MANSFIELD -- Power companies are working "dilligently" Tuesday to get electric back on for Richland County residents, according to local Emergency Management Agency Director Joseph Petrycki.
The major winter storm caused widespread travel disruption and power outages on a holiday weekend.
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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.