Downed Power Lines

  • Stay away from any fallen power lines, including lines that are sagging or broken.
  • Don’t cut up fallen trees that are entangled in power lines.
  • The safe thing to do is assume all power lines are live and can kill if touched.
  • If a power line falls on your car, stay in your car and dial 911 immediately if you have a cell phone. If you can't call 911, and passers-by are near, honk your horn, lower your window, and alert them of your situation. Warn them to stay away, not to touch the vehicle and ask them to dial 911.