PUC Offers Storm Safety Tips; Reminds Residents to Report Outages and Consider Safety

March 02, 2018

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) offered safety tips to residents as Winter Storm Riley continues to move across the state.

Should you lose power during a storm, consider the following:

The PUC offered additional tips to help stay safe until power is restored:

The PUC noted that consumers using natural gas appliances can also be impacted by storms:

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Nils Hagen-Frederiksen

Press Secretary



Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Press Office
P.O. Box 3265, Harrisburg, PA 17105-3265
(717) 787-5722 FAX (717) 787-4193