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Published: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 @ 7:06 AM
Updated: Monday, December 30, 2019 @ 5:20 AM
By: Breaking News Staff
— As high winds sweep through the area Monday morning 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