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Published: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 @ 7:06 AM
By: Breaking News Staff
— After tornadoes and severe storms hit the area Monday night, power lines are down across the area and tens of thousands are without power.
If you do come across downed lines, this is what you need to know, according to the Electrical Safety Foundation International.
Always assume downed power lines are live. Downed lines can be deadly, and avoid approaching them.
If a vehicle is in contact with a downed power line or utility pole
In the event of fire or smoke
According to Dayton Power & Light, report a downed line online or by caling 877-4OUTAGE.