Portable generator usage and safety tips ahead of Irma - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Portable generator usage and safety tips ahead of Irma

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(WTVM) - Widespread power outages are expected across Georgia and the Chattahoochee Valley as Irma moves through our area beginning Monday.

Georgia Power says it is prepared to respond as quickly as possible but some will still have to wait.

This is leading many people to grab portable generators.

Seth Johnson, the Vice President of Home Ace Hardware in Columbus - where they have already run out of generators - explains the right way to use one.

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