ESB Warns Of Dangers Of Placing Bunting On Or Near Electricity Poles

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Ahead of next week’s June bank holiday weekend, as sporting fixtures take place along with other festivals and celebrations across the country.

ESB Networks would like to once remind all members of the public of the serious risks associated with attaching flags or bunting to or near electricity poles.  The Network operators say  even coming close to these live wires is extremely hazardous and can be fatal. As a matter of public safety, ESB Networks are appealing to the public not to put themselves at risk of electrocution by doing this at any time. 

Anyone aware of a potentially dangerous situation or in the event of an emergency involving the electricity network  should contact ESB Networks   an emergency phone number: 1800 372 999/021 238 2410 (24 hours/7 days).