SPRINGFIELD, La. (BRPROUD) – As families and residents in Louisiana await the return of power, generator safety has remained in the forefront during recover from Hurricane Ida.
This is especially true in Livingston Parish where over 9,500 remain without power on Monday morning.
Livingston Parish Fire Protection District #2 is recommending that everyone with a generator have a working fire extinguisher nearby.
This comes after firefighters responded to three generator fires over the weekend.
The featured image shows the aftermath of the 3rd generator fire.
According to Livingston Parish Fire Protection District #2, “This homeowner had been resting his generator for a few hours each day and verifying the oil.”