• If you are cleaning up after storm damage, do not remove tree limbs near downed lines until DP&L crews have repaired the damage, according to DP&L. Here are more tips.
• If you encounter an accident involving a utility pole: Never approach a vehicle that is touching power lines; instead call 911 immediately; and remain a safe distance away from the vehicle, keep the passengers in the vehicle calm and wait for emergency personnel to handle the situation.
• If your car is touching a pwoer line, stay put. Honk the horn and roll down your windown and yell for help or call 9-1-1 on your phone. If you must leave the vehicle, remove loose items of clothing and jump clear of the vehicle, alnding with both feet together, according to AEP Ohio.
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