O&R Cold Weather Advisory

With the first bad storm currently hitting our area, Orange & Rockland Utilities is urging residents to be safe and report issues when they happen. Some basic safety tips include:

  • Stay at least 50 feet from downed wires and assume all downed wires are live. Touching them poses a risk of serious injury or death.
  • Contact emergency personnel in case of any downed wire.
  • If you experience a power outage, report it to O&R.
  • Keep at least a half-tank of gas in your car. Consider having extra cash on-hand, in case ATM machines don’t work.

O&R spokesman Mike Donovan says in addition to emergency preparedness, it’s important to have a qualified heating contractor or plumber clean and inspect your heating system…

Audio: Mike Donovan

For additional information and tips, you can visit O&R’s Storm Center at www.oru.com/storms.

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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