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27 Apr 2010

Power outages and other emergencies call for preparedness, especially in rentals. Keep the essential items in a kitchen drawer so they can be found when the power is out.

Power outages and other emergencies call for preparedness, especially in rentals.

Keep the essential items in a kitchen drawer so they can be found when the power is out.
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Store batteries, flashlight, matches, candles, and a battery operated radio in the drawer.

Often when the lights go out you end up fumbling all over the house in the dark trying to find a flashlight.

Apartment buildings are not immune to blackouts which also affect rental apartments. Toronto has had a few blackouts, most notably the 2003 Northeast Blackout.

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A helpful video about safety kits:
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