Beware fallen power lines in the forecast wild weather


Thunderstorms and heavy rain has been forecast in the ACT for Thursday afternoon and Friday.

ActewAGL is reminding the public of the importance of staying clear of fallen powerlines and damaged electrical equipment.

Fallen poles, electrical wires and conductors can be extremely dangerous, exposing the public to live wires. For their safety people should stay well clear of damaged equipment and anything touching it.

Damage should be reported to their 24-hour emergency and faults line 13 10 93. If people see sparking or a fire they should always call 000 immediately.

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