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Hurricane Dorian: How to Prepare, Things to Do Before the Storm Hits

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With Hurricane Dorian strengthening and still predicted to strike Florida’s east coast, Kissimmee Utility Authority wants to keep you informed to ensure you and your family are prepared. Below is a list of community resources and contact information to keep handy: Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) How to report a power outage to KUA: 1. EBILL:… Read more »

What to Do With Your Pets During a Hurricane

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While the first priority in any emergency situation should be ensuring the safety of yourself, your family, neighbors and friends, it’s important to remember the needs of non-human significant others. Family pets need care and attention during hurricanes, too. Keep this checklist handy to make sure you have not overlooked preparations to ensure their health… Read more »

6 College Dorm Hazards and How to Avoid Them

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6 College Dorm Hazards and How to Avoid Them

There are more than 3,500 fires on college campuses every year. If you or a loved one is heading off to college this semester, Kissimmee Utility Authority reminds you to follow these simple tips to prevent electric accidents and fires: OVERLOADED OUTLETS | Do not overload extension cords, power strips or outlets. Use power strips… Read more »

National Garage Sale Day

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National Garage Sale Day

Tomorrow is National Garage Sale Day and a good reminder that it may be time to replace your home appliances to improve the overall efficiency of your home. While an appliance may not be running at maximum efficiency, selling it in a garage sale is an option for extra cash toward an upgrade. So, let’s… Read more »