Fire Chief Rodney Youmans: Stay Away From Downed Wires

Fire Chief Rodney Youmans expressed great concern regarding downed wires and the potential danger they present. If you see downed wires, never attempt to approach them, Youmans says. They can kill you instantly, G-D forbid.

If you see wires down on the ground, call police immediately.

Additionally, do not walk through puddles, as they may contain downed wires.

During the previous storm, a father and child were killed in New York when they made contact with live electrical wires.

 

This content, and any other content on TLS, may not be republished or reproduced without prior permission from TLS. Copying or reproducing our content is both against the law and against Halacha. To inquire about using our content, including videos or photos, email us at [email protected].

Stay up to date with our news alerts by following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

**Click here to join over 15,000 receiving our Whatsapp Status updates!**

**Click here to join the official TLS WhatsApp group!**

Got a news tip? Email us at [email protected], Text 415-857-2667, or WhatsApp 609-661-8668.

Check out the latest on TLS instagram

3 COMMENTS

  1. I called the police when i saw a street light fall down behind kimbal but know one answered was wondering if the police took the advice of thier chief & stayed home

  2. Someone I know is at BMG and I am sure there are others. Can someone of authority comment on whether they should all stay put there overnight or attempt to go home?

  3. The Lakewood pd was swamped with calls not avoiding you just busy. LFD and LEMS busy going call to call no relief until this mess stops plus aftermath

Comments are closed.