OTPC: Hunting damage to electrical facilities is costly
Eric Hamm, manager of safety services for Otter Tail Power Company, reminds area hunters that accidental damage to electrical facilities should be reported as soon as possible. Purposeful damage to utility equipment is a serious offense, which can lead to criminal charges. More important, activities such as climbing into fenced utility areas, attempting to retrieve game from these areas, or discharging a firearm at a transformer or substation are dangerous and could cost you your life.
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