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Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008--FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernandez visits the Ponce FEMA Disaster Recovery Center following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Not enough ice to bring down the power lines

You may not like it, but there’s a reason why electric companies have to cut back trees along the power lines … Three Rivers Electric’s Mark Boyer says we were very lucky the ice didn’t build up on the lines Saturday. As little as an eighth of an inch of ice can bring a power line down.

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