When it comes to power lines, one of the most important safety tips is that you should never touch downed wires, AccuWeather explains. That's because they can still carry a charge and pose danger.
You should always wait for power crew to arrive. If you are in a position where you don't think you can escape without touching the wires, stay put.
Also, make sure you're prepared for power outages, AccuWeather advises. Always have a safety kit ready so you can eat, make purchases and keep kids occupied during outages.
Power line safety tips everyone should know
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