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Backpack sprayers on the CEC system

CEC will have contractors spraying herbicide in right-of-way areas during the next several weeks. They are starting in Wing on July 7, and will work toward Carolina, River Falls and then to areas around Sanford, Lindsey Bridge Road, Easley Drive, Hwy 55 to Southside. These workers will be in vehicles marked with CEC contractor magnets on the doors. If you have any questions, please call Kevin Anderson at 334-343-6788. Thank you.

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Electrical Emergencies

In an Emergency, Call 911; Don’t Email

CEC welcomes your comments, but our dispatch crew is not able to respond to emergencies via email. For your safety, please notify the proper authority by phone if you have an electrical emergency.

Electrical Fire

If you have an electrical fire, make sure everyone leaves the building. Call 911 right away if you don’t think you can extinguish the fire. Then, if the fire is still small (for example, confined to an appliance), unplug the appliance or turn off the electricity, but don’t touch the appliance. Never put water on an electrical fire. Use a fire extinguisher recommended for electrical (class C) fires. If the fire has affected your service entrance wiring or your meter, call CEC as soon as possible at 334-222-4121 or 1-800-239-4121 or 1-800-239-1193 after hours.

Electrical Shock

When a victim is in contact with live, indoor electricity, you should NEVER TOUCH THE VICTIM or the appliance, wire, etc., causing the shock. Shut off the power, if possible, by turning off the circuit breaker or unplugging the fuse. If it isn’t possible, call CEC. When the victim is in contact with a live outdoor wire, call CEC and let us turn off the power. In all cases of electrical shock, get medical help immediately. Call 911.

Downed Line

Never touch or approach a downed power line. Always assume a downed power line is live and dangerous! Call CEC immediately at 334-222-4121 or 1-800-239-4121 or 1-800-239-1193 after hours. Then call 911 and report the line to them.