Important Local Phone Numbers to Print Out Before Hurricane Sandy
Here's a quick list of important phone numbers to have handy in Peabody during Hurricane Sandy. Print the list now -- while you have power -- and make sure your cell phone is charged so you are ready if the power goes out.
In an emergency, always call 911. A call from a landline in Peabody will go directly to the Emergency Control Center at the Peabody Police Department. A call from a cell phone will go to state police headquarters in Framingham, where you can tell the dispatcher the location of your emergency and they will contact local dispatchers.
For non-emergency, storm-related needs, call 211. For updated local storm information, dial 978-538-5758 or you can call the mayor's office at 978-538-5700. You can also reach the Emergency Management office at 978-538-5925.
To report a power outage or power-related issue or problem, call the Peabody Municipal Light Plant at 978-531-5975.
For non-emergency police or fire issues or problems:
Peabody Fire Headquarters: 978-531-3444
Peabody Police Department: 978-538-6300
For outages for other utilities:
National Grid gas: 800-233-5325
Comcast: 1-800-COMCAST (800-266-2278)
Verizon: 1-800-VERIZON (800-837-4966)
Some other numbers you may want to have handy include your insurance agent, your doctor and your vet.