Downed Power Lines Cause Dangerous Problems After Storms

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 1:19 am
By: News 9

As the storms moved across the metro Friday they knocked down power lines across the metro.  

Our Partners at OG&E has released the following statement regarding downed lines around the city:

"Stay away from power lines and anything they are touching. They are bare wires and not insulated. Downed power lines may appear to be harmless but could be live."

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To report downed power lines or outages, please call (405) 272-9595 or (800) 522-6870.

OG&E reported as many as 78,332 customers without power across the OKC metro area.