O&R says the company-wide emergency response group is gearing up to repair damage and restore electric service interruptions that could result from possibly severe thunderstorms expected to arrive early Friday evening into early Saturday morning. The company says several critical O&R teams will shift into storm duty at that time. Reminder, DO NOT touch or approach any downed wire. Assume all downed wires are energized and dangerous. Call O&R’s toll-free hotline immediately at 1-877-434-4100 and local police if necessary.