Did the wild weather affect your property over the weekend?

Fire Emergency NZ

Did the wild weather affect your property over the weekend? Here’s our advice for returning to your property after a leak or flood:Water and electricity are a bad combination so please be very careful
If you evacuated, have your home checked by an electrician before returning
Do not use any household appliances or tools if they have been in floodwater, even if they seem to be dry now. Get them checked by an electrician before you use them
Do not plug heaters or dehumidifiers into multiboards. These appliances use a large amount of power and overloading multiboards can cause a fire.
If you have any chemicals or hazardous substances affected by floodwater, contact your local council about how to dispose of these safely

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