Rolling power outages exercise Fort Drum emergency plansFORT DRUM, N.Y. (May 4, 2023) – Individuals who work and live on the installation will experience rolling power outages over the next two weeks as emergency planners and repair teams exercise responding to electrical issues. 

Fort Drum leaders encourage those affected to use this installation event as an opportunity to prepare, ensuring life, health, and safety concerns during a power outage are recognized and mitigated in advance of an emergency. For useful tips, visit 

While most outages are expected to last only a short time, some will extend over several hours. The power disruptions will be advertised via installation communication platforms with as much notification as possible. If you could be affected by the outages, you are encouraged to connect with us via the following command-sponsored information resources for updates:

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