At Risk Populations
Electricity Electrocution can be a very real risk during emergencies, resulting from exposure to live wires or anything that might have been electrified by them. Know where the main electric switch is in your home; it may be a pull handle or large circuit breaker in your fuse box. Make sure you shut off the electricity when:
You smell burning material during a complete power outage.
If You Detect a Leak
Polk County Emergency Management