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How to Report Power Outage
Power outage in Villa Park, California? Contact your local utility company.
The 1977 outage lasted 25 hours and led to looting in many neighborhoods.
An “underground incident” caused a power outage in the downtown part of the city on Wednesday night, according to Johnstown Fire Department Chief Robert Statler.
Ebensburg Borough and the surrounding area lost power before 10 a.m. Friday.
High winds topple trees onto homes, cars, keep roaring through Southern California on Saturday – Orange County Register
Trees toppled, power poles downed during last week's snow storms, leaving thousands of mountain residents without power for over a week and affecting internet and cell phone services.\n\
Strong winds topple trees, cut power to thousands of customers and ruin some Thanksgiving feasts – Orange County Register
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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.
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