How to Protect Yourself Against Electrical Hazards After a Disaster

After a flood, hurricane or other natural disaster, you must take extreme care to avoid electrical hazards in your home, as well as elsewhere. Here’s how to protect yourself, your family and others: NEVER touch a fallen power line. Report it to the power company. During cleanup and other activities, avoid contact with overhead power lines. If downed power lines are in standing water, do not drive through it. Call, [...]