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Downed Power Lines

Follow these rules to stay safe.

Always treat a downed power line as live and extremely dangerous. Downed power lines may not always appear to be live; they may or may not throw sparks.

  1.  If you see a downed power line, stay at least 10 meters or 33 feet away (the length of a bus).
  2. Call 911 immediately
  3. Report the downed wire to NB Power at 1-800-663-6272.