Posts Tagged: balloon

Fill the Air with Love on Valentine’s Day, Not Metallic Balloons

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Valentine’s Day is here and Kissimmee Utility Authority is warning residents about the public safety risks associated with helium-filled Mylar or metallic balloons. More metallic balloons are sold on Valentine’s Day than any other holiday and, not surprisingly, it’s also the same day that utilities across the country experience numerous metallic balloon-related power outages. Metallic… Read more »

Fill the Air with Love on Valentine’s Day, Not Metallic Balloons

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 12, 2020 – Valentine’s Day is here and Kissimmee Utility Authority is warning residents about the public safety risks associated with helium-filled Mylar or metallic balloons. More metallic balloons are sold on Valentine’s Day than any other holiday and, not surprisingly, it’s also the same day that utilities across the country experience… Read more »

Mylar Balloons Spark Power Outage in Kissimmee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., December 15, 2017 – A pair of Mylar balloons released Friday morning in Kissimmee were responsible for a power outage affecting more than 2,500 homes and businesses, the Kissimmee Utility Authority reported today. At 11:27 a.m., the balloons became entangled in overhead power lines near the intersection of Carroll Street and Thacker Avenue,… Read more »