Have you ever wondered why birds sitting on a power line don’t get electrocuted? If a bird sits on just one power line it is safe. However, if the bird touches another line with a wing or a foot, it creates a circuit, causing the electricity to flow through the bird’s body.
Misuse of extension cords can cause electrical fires. Plug appliances directly into outlets and not into an extension cord for any length of time. If you do not have the appropriate type of outlets, hire an electrician to install new ones #NationalHomeFireSafetyWeek