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Power outage in Sharon, Pennsylvania? Contact your local utility company.
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New York State Electric and Gas is reporting over 2,500 customers in Broome County without power as of 8 a.m. October 24.
SHARON – A paving contractor’s truck clipped utility lines in a Sharon residential area Tuesday afternoon, downing a utility pole, damaging another and disabling traffic lights along a nearby four-lane
Power is restored for most residents in Mahoning and Trumbull counties.
With storms and pandemic, standby power generators are in big demand. tooltip tooltip Share Icon Facebook Logo Twitter Email Link Icon Email Twitter
Storm-induced outages are also causing a backlog in deliveries of generators. 'We’ll do everything we can to get you installed in about 10 to 12 months.'
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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.