PG&E warns customers to stay prepared during storm

Posted at 2:53 PM, Nov 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-28 17:53:32-05

Pacific Gas and Electric is reminding customers to stay safe during stormy weather.

The utility issued a list of safety precautions that customers should take if they run into heavy rains and wind. PG&E suggests:

  • Report downed power lines to 911 and then 1 (800) 743-5002
  • Use battery operated flashlights instead of candles during power outages.
  • Backup generators should be properly installed by a licensed electrician.
  • Unplug or turn off all electrical appliances during an outage to avoid overloading the circuits.
  • Call PG&E for updated power outage information at 1 (800) 743-5002.