KANSAS (KSNW) — The Kansas Division of Emergency Management says to utilize this item during power outages, especially when there is no heating.
What exactly is that item? A tent!
Tents can be versatile and used for multiple events and ergencies!
Kansas Division of Emergency Management
The KDEM says to pick the smallest room in your home to put up your tent and gather blankets, pillows, coats and other things to stay warm.
“Make sure your tent can fit all household members inside; the more the merrier when it comes to body heat,” said the KDEM. “Don’t forget to include your pets!”
Ready.gov has other tips for power outages:
Keep freezers and refrigerators closed
Use a generator, but ONLY outdoors and away from windows
Do not use a gas stove or oven to heat your home
Disconnect appliances and electronics to avoid damage from electrical surges
Have alternate plans for refrigerating medicines or using power-dependent medical devices
Check with local officials about heating and cooling locations open near you
For more power outage tips, visit ready.gov/power-outages.