Many of the remaining outages are more complex ones that take additional time to complete and may require assistance from a private electrician or contractor. Lineworkers are going to each of these individual locations to assess what
additional equipment or effort may be required to make repairs.
With the continuing potential for trees weakened by the strong winds to fall onto power lines, Eversource reminds customers to stay far away from any downed wires and to report them to 911 right away. They can report an outage online at www.eversource.com
, or by calling 800-286-2000. Customers are also encouraged to download the Eversource mobile app
where they can also report outages or check for updates.
Customers who are without power and using a generator should be sure it has a transfer switch that has been installed by a qualified electrician and the generator is located outdoors and as far from the house or business as possible. Keep it away from doors, windows and air vents to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning. reminds customers to always stay clear of downed wires and to report them immediately to 9-1-1.