Our Correspondent Faisalabad
Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) Chief Executive Officer Engineer Bashir Ahmad directed the FESCO staff to be alert round the clock to deal with emergent situation arising out due to rainy days.
He also directed the field staff to work under full safety policy while working on live lines and warned that no negligence and delinquency would be tolerated in this connection.
The FESCO Chief also appealed to the citizens to take all precautionary measures during rains as the slightest carelessness could lead to any major damage or mishap.
He asked the electricity consumers to follow the instructions issued by FESCO strictly to avoid possible power outages during recent monsoon and rainy season.
He said that people should avoid touching the electricity-victim directly but they should separate the wire from him with a piece of wood or cotton cloth.
The people should also advise and encourage their children to stay away from power lines, pole and other electricity installations while playing in the streets. He said that high tension power lines could hit its prey from a large distance.
Therefore, the people especially children should remain at least 100 feet away from high tension power lines especially during rain hours. He said that construction or stall under high voltage power lines.