|Winter Storm Stella - Fire Safety & Generator Safety Tips|
|March 13, 2017|
The members of the Radnor Fire Company want to offer you and your family some important safety tips as Winter Storm Stella gets ready to hit the area. This storm is forecasted to bring 12-16 inches of snow, along with high winds gusting from 20-30 mph. The Winter Storm Warning for the area is effective from Monday, March 13th 8 p.m. through Tuesday, March 14th 6 p.m.
The potential for power outages and downed trees and power lines is increased with this type of storm event. Please stay updated with the latest weather forecast and prepare accordingly.
FIRE & ELECTRICAL SAFETY TIPS
• Make sure you have working smoke detectors.
ARE YOU USING A GENERATOR TO POWER YOUR HOUSE?
• Generators should be operated in well ventilated locations outdoors away from all doors, windows and vent openings.
HOW TO REPORT A PECO GAS/ELECTRICAL EMERGENCY
If at any time you smell natural gas, see downed power lines on fire or arching, or suspect an unsafe electric or natural gas condition; please leave the area immediately and then call 9-1-1 and PECO at 1-800-841-4141. DO NOT CALL 9-1-1 to tell them your power is out. This is not an emergency.
HOW TO REPORT A TREE DOWN/DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY
Radnor Township - 610-688-5600
Radnor Township - http://www.radnor.com
Tredyffrin Township - http://www.tredyffrin.org
Ready Region – http://www.readynotifypa.org/
Weather Channel – http://www.weather.com
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – http://www.fema.gov
Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) - http://www.pema.state.pa.us
American Red Cross – Eastern Pennsylvania Region - http://www.redcross.org/pa/philadelphia