To help keep those who work or do business on your farm safe, not only during harvest, but year-round, follow these electrical safety tips!
Forecasters Wednesday had warned of the possibility of a derecho in the Chicago area overnight but the city and suburbs seem to have been widely spared significant damage from severe weather that rolled through.
Roger Muertz, 57, of Modoc, was electrocuted after making contact with a live power line which had been knocked to the ground by the overturned car, according to the Waterloo Republic-Times.
At least five people, including a woman who was listed in critical condition, were hospitalized in Naperville, where 16 homes were left “uninhabitable" and dozens of other homes were damaged.
When Mylar balloons get caught in power lines, they can cause outages and surges, start fires, and damage electric infrastructure, said Ameren spokesman Brian Bretsch.
Taller equipment and longer extensions may bring added challenges around power lines.
Any of us weary after a rough day at work would do well to remember the Clinton Fire Department for a while.
A fire in a mechanical room at the Warner Hospital and Health Services was one of 20 calls the Clinton Fire Department handled on Sunday.
Pantagraph journalists are out looking for damage; this is a developing story that will be updated.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri regulators reversed course Wednesday and gave the go-ahead to one of the nation's largest renewable energy projects — a high-voltage power line delivering wind energy from the Midwest to a power grid for eastern states.
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Forecasters are warning of downed power lines and tree limbs due to strong winds forecast through Wednesday morning across…
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — An Ameren Corp. subsidiary plans to try again to get Missouri approval for a high-voltage power line after changing its …
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