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Safety tips on Halloween

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NEW YORK (AP) - Con Edison says children and adults going trick or treating on Halloween should be extra vigilant for downed wires and other storm debris.

The utility offers the following advice:

-Treat any downed wire in the street or on lawns as if it's carrying electricity.

-Avoid any puddles or standing water, which can conduct electricity.

-Be extra careful crossing intersections in blacked-out areas.

-Carry a flashlight.

-Wear a safety vest.

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