October 3, 2022: Maritime Electric, arborists and road crews continue to make progress for residents and critical infrastructure province-wide.
With hundreds of crew members on Island roadways, PEI EMO reminds all residents to keep safety top of mind when walking, cycling or driving near current work sites.
Fire and Road Safety
Residents are reminded to keep a safe and respectful distance from all working crews and areas where power is not yet restored. Additional traffic control measures will be in place across Island roadways to help manage traffic operations. Motorists are reminded to slow down and obey these measures.
Residents using alternative fuel sources are reminded to practice safe fire prevention measures such as safe generator use and ensure combustible materials are safely placed away from ignition sources.
As power returns, residents are also reminded to ensure any heat generating appliances are turned off to avoid potential fire hazards.
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