County: Mendocino, CA and Sonoma, CA | Incident: Winter Weather 2023 |
Resource Type: Preparedness Information
Sonoma/Mendocino County – Winter Weather – Generator Safety
Generator Safety during Power Outage and Reporting Powerlines/fallen trees for Sonoma and Mendocino County.
• Stay away from fallen or dangling power lines. Don’t touch the lines. Call 9-1-1 immediately.
• Contact PGE at 1-800-743-5000 to report tree branches or limbs near power lines.
Generator Safety tips:
Use your generator safely. Incorrect generator use can lead to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from the toxic engine exhaust, electric shock or electrocution and fire. Follow the directions supplied with the generator.
For more information visit: https://socoemergency.org/emergency/generator-safety/