Public Safety

Flooding - Electrical safety tips (05/05/02)

NB 510

May 2, 2005

FREDERICTON (CNB) -- For residents in flood-affected areas along the St. John River, the following electrical safety tips are issued by the Department of Public Safety.

If your power has been turned off by NB Power, you must contact your local electrical inspector before NB Power will turn on your electrical supply.

If your power has not been turned off by NB Power, you can contact your local electrical inspector, or an accredited electrical contractor.

Electrical Tips

To prevent a fire and electrical hazard, you may need to replace/repair the following:

The Department of Public Safety's Electrical Inspectors are available at the following numbers:

495 A Prospect Street
Phone: 453-2740
Fax: 444-4473

Saint John:
8 Castle Street
Phone: 658-2510
Fax: 658-3075

Dimmock Building, Unit 1
111 Chapel St.
Phone: 325-4989
Fax: 325-4454


MEDIA CONTACT: New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, 506-453-2133.