The Daily Star
---- — The state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services said residents may call the Hurricane Sandy help line at (888) 769-7243 or (518) 485-1159 for inquiries related to citizen preparedness information.
New York State Electric and Gas Corp. reporting downed power lines or electrical hazards should call (800) 572-1131. NYSEG's line for natural gas emergencies is (800) 572-1121.
NYSEG said anyone who uses life-sustaining equipment that operates on electricity should call (800) 572-1111 for how to prepare for power interruptions in service.