Safety Facts about Trees and Power Lines
If a tree or tree limb falls on an electric line call 9-1-1 and then call Dakota Electric at 651-463-6201 or 1-800-430-9722. Do not touch the branch, tree or line.
- Always assume a power line is energized and dangerous.
- Power lines are not insulated; if you touch one you will be severely injured or even killed.
- Do not climb trees near power lines.
- Keep a safe distance from overhead power lines when working with ladders.
If you have an emergency, please call 651-463-6201 or 1-800-430-9722 immediately.
Dakota Electric is available 24/7, year-round.