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Beware dangers of covering utilities with snow


March 13, 2019

FEM Electric

Transformer damaged by snow removal

FEM Electric Association in Ipswich would like local residents to be aware of the dangers of covering up the various utilities with snow this winter.

With the continued onslaught of snow events, they would like to remind everyone when moving, pushing or blowing snow, please be aware of your surroundings and do not cover up electric equipment like transformers, also known as 'green boxes', or pile snow up next to utility poles with meters or transformers on them or under any highline wires.

They have had individuals accidently make contact with some electrical equipment and some other close...

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