SANTA MARIA, Calif. – PG&E said not to get near a downed power line. Never touch them and always assume a fallen power line is live.
In addition, officials said to never touch anything in contact with a downed power line, and call 911 immediately to report a power line that is down.
Being aware when lifting a ladder above power lines is also important, according to PG&E.
News Channel 3-12 will talk to PG&E for more tips.