Storms happen. With them come rain, wind, snow, lightning and sometimes power outages. While most power outages don't last long, every household should have an emergency plan, just in case.
Build a 72 hour kit that includes :
- Water and non-perishable food
- Manual can opener
- Flashlights and fresh batteries
- First aid kit
- Battery powered radio
- Extra keys to your car and house
Learn what else to include in your kit by reading our emergency guide “Are you prepared?” .Download emergency guide
What to include in your 72-hour emergency kit
How else you can prepare
- Make sure back-up heating is properly vented and in good working order.
- Let us know if your contact information has changed or if you have medical equipment that needs electricity to run. A medical form is required for our medical list.
- Have a corded phone or fully charged mobile phone on hand to help you check for the latest outage information.
When the lights go out, there’s a lot that goes into getting you back online quickly and safely.
Knowing how to properly install and operate a generator will help keep you safe during unplanned power outages.
Downed power lines can still be energized. Know the dangers and how to stay safe when you see a downed power line.