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After the Storm: Avoid Downed Trees, Power Lines

AUBURN, Ala.—Hurricane Irma continues its trek across the South. After the storm passes, residents should heed safety warnings when they venture out to assess damages. Fallen trees and downed power lines are the most common reasons for power outages after a storm. Power companies do their best to clear branches from power lines, but in strong storms, it is not always ... Read More »

Preparation for Power Outages

AUBURN, Ala. – With Hurricane Irma approaching, Alabama residents should prepare for power outages. The exact path Irma will take is unclear, but there is potential for strong winds and heavy rains in Alabama. There are several guidelines to ready homeowners for outages. Following these guidelines will make power outages more bearable for families during time without power. Homeowners should ... Read More »