CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — The Town of Christiansburg has shared some information from Appalachian Power regarding the threat of significant ice in the area.
Among the most-useful pieces of information, is to treat any downed power line as if it is live. Do not ever touch a downed line or equipment that is sparking.
Also, if you use a portable or RV generator, place it in a cool, dry and well-ventilated outdoor location. Do not plug the generator into the circuit box and be sure to follow the manufacturers’ instructions carefully and plug in essential appliances directly into the generator.