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If it weren't for electricity

If it weren’t for electricity, we’d all be watching television by candlelight.
– George Gobel


Truck Pulls Down Power Lines

MOOSIC — A tractor trailer is being blamed for pulling down some power lines in Lackawanna County.

Repair crews were on the scene along Route 502 in Moosic where a truck pulled down the lines around 9:30 a.m. 43 more words


Electrical Power

Compared to nature, mankind’s power is nothing but delicate, feeble strings, dangling in the wind. High voltage power lines carry up to 100,000 Volts of electricity, but a lightning strike from a soft, fluffy cloud? 7 more words


Houses, Trees, and Power lines

Houses are wonderful. They can be a place to raise your children or entertain people. They can offer you shelter from a storm. They make a nice place in which to put a couch and a chair. 551 more words

Fallen power line leads to melted cable box, man shocked in shower

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. — A tree trimming company hit a hot power line Tuesday with either a bucket truck or falling branch and triggered several bizarre “back-feeding” incidents on Walnut Avenue in Colonial Heights, firefighters said. 243 more words