The following tips are republished from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) website. For more information on these tips please visit https://www.mass.gov/info-details/power-outage-safety-tips
The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is the state agency responsible for coordinating federal, state, local, voluntary and private resources during emergencies and disasters in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. MEMA provides leadership to: develop plans for effective response to all hazards, disasters or threats; train emergency personnel to protect the public; provide information to the citizenry; and assist individuals, families, businesses and communities to mitigate against, prepare for, and respond to and recover from all types of emergencies and disasters.
For additional information about MEMA, go to www.mass.gov/mema.