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Prevent balloon-related power outages this Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day
Posted at 8:23 AM, Feb 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-11 12:50:48-05

PHOENIX — As Valentine's Day quickly approaches, APS urges people to practice Mylar balloon safety in order to prevent power outages.

In 2021, APS reported 116 balloon-related power outages, impacting more than 76,321 customers.

To stay safe, APS recommends only keeping balloons indoors and tethered, and fully deflating balloons before throwing them away.