Power Outage Safety Tips from MRC and CERT Teams

A power outage is probably the most likely emergency event in any given winter.  Be prepared!

Utility workers prepare to replace a partially collapsed A frame metal tower that usually carries 69,000 volts of electricity on high tension wires from Cabot Station across Mountain Rd in Greenfield. The tower will be at least temporarily replaced by a wooden H frame tower according to Ken Walker of Northeast Utilities who was on scene Wednesday Morning. Franz

Utility damage from October 2011 snowstorm. Photo credit: Paul Franz, Greenfield Recorder.