Safety Is Our Top Concern
Always call the Cooperative if you see a downed power line, broken pole, or a tree limb, kite, or other debris across or near a power line. Always assume a line is energized and stay clear of it!
Here is a clear example of what can happen if a line is still energized after it has fallen.
From our friends at Safe Electricity. Do you know what to do if you're in a car accident with electrical equipment such as a power pole?
It is important to understand how to safely exit a vehicle if is in contact with power lines.
Watch this video to see what can happen when trees are not kept clear of lines.