Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Anytime there's a possibility of a power outages, it's important to have emergency numbers to report a loss of electricity handy.
Here are the numbers for most of the major utilities in the Midlands.
Phone: 1-888-333-4465. You can also report a downed power line at this number.
Mobile: People can report an outage at sceg.com/outage
Text: Register for SCE&G's text option online at www.sceg.com. Simply login to your account and look for the "Activate Text Options" under the "Account Options" feature and then follow the instructions. If you are experiencing an outage, simply text the word "OUT" to 467234 (gosceg).
Downed Power Lines: Stay away from downed or sparking power lines. Always assume any downed power line you see is live and stay away. To report a downed line: 1-888-333-4465
Natural Gas Safety Tips for Flooding: If you believe your home or business may become flooded to the point where water could extinguish pilot lights, you can turn off the appliance at the supply valve, typically located within 6 feet of the appliance. Valves usually turn in one direction and require a one-quarter of a turn to fully close. If any of your appliances, or appliance valves, becomes submerged in water, do not try to relight your pilot. Instead, contact a qualified contractor to inspect before using.
To report gas leaks: 1-800-815-0083
Duke Energy Progress
Phone: (800) 419-6356
Click here for online reporting system:
Aiken Electric Cooperative
Berkeley Electric Cooperative
Black River Electric Cooperative
Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative
Broad River Electric Cooperative
Cherokee County- 1-864-489-5738
Other Counties- 1-866-266-7688
Coastal Electric Cooperative
Edisto Electric Cooperative
Fairfield Electric Cooperative
Horry Electric Cooperative
Laurens Electric Cooperative
Little River Electric Cooperative
1-800-459-2141 or 366-2141
Lynches River Electric Cooperative
Marlboro Electric Cooperative
Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative
Newberry Electric Cooperative
Palmetto Electric Cooperative
Pee Dee Electric Cooperative
Santee Electric Cooperative
Tri-County Electric Cooperative
York Electric Cooperative