Kansas Division of Emergency Management says to utilize this during power outages

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!”

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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.

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