Be Safe: Never Touch Exposed or Downed Wires

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Straight from City Hall

Protect yourself and others, recognize and report potentially unsafe conditions.

High winds throughout the city and surrounding areas today have left a number of trees, limbs and wires down. A high wind warning is still in effect until 7pm and wind gusts are currently approaching 60 mph at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. The City of Cleveland reminds all residents and visitors to be safe. Please never touch exposed or downed wires, watch for loose debris in roadways while driving, and report potentially unsafe conditions to authorities immediately.

Cleveland Public Safety and Cleveland Public Power crews are working to find and make safe any exposed or downed electrical wires. Their training and equipment keeps them safe while they work. Most residents and visitors, however, don’t have the same protection so it’s especially important to remember the following when you see exposed or downed wires:

  1. Never touch exposed or downed wires no…

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