Blackout at Preschool Turns Scary Moment Into Safety Lesson
An SCE employee uses the situation to spread the word on electrical safety.
A routine day for Iris Hosea picking up her son at preschool turned out to be anything but when she found the facility plunged into darkness by a power outage and the teachers unable to get to the supplies.
“The school interior was pitch black and students were wearing glow sticks around their necks,” said Hosea. “They had a store of emergency supplies — including flashlights — but couldn’t get to them in the darkness.”
Hosea, a Southern California Edison (SCE) project manager, knew immediately what to do.
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