Rolling power outages on Fort Drum part of emergency exercise

News release

FORT DRUM, NY – Individuals who work and live on the installation will experience rolling power outages over the next two weeks as emergency planners and repair teams exercise responding to electrical issues.

Fort Drum leaders encourage those affected to use this installation event as an opportunity to ensure your home is well stocked ensuring life, health, and safety concerns are during a power outage are recognized and mitigated in advance of an emergency.

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While most outages are only expected to last a short time, some will extend over several hours.  The power disruptions will be advertised via installation communication platforms with as much notification as possible. If you could be affected by the outages, you are encouraged to connect with us via the following command-sponsored information resources for updates.