First Electric Coronavirus Response - For the safety of our members, customers and employees during the COVID-19 outbreak, our lobbies will be closed in Bryant, Heber Springs, Jacksonville, Perryville and Stuttgart until further notice. Drive-thru services will remain open at all locations from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Stuttgart office will have a payment drop-off at the front entrance doors. Members can still make payments and manage their accounts through the First Electric App. Learn more.

Outage Preparation

An outage preparedness kit will help you and your family cope during an outage. It should be stored in a designated place, so it is easy to find should the need arise. Items suggested for the kit include:

  • Canned or packaged foods, powdered milk, beverages, dry cereal, canned tuna fish, peanut butter, crackers, etc. At least a three-day non-perishable food supply per person is recommended.
  • Water. One gallon per person per day is suggested for drinking purposes.
  • First aid kit
  • Water purification tablets. They may be purchased at a pharmacy.
  • Bleach without lemon or other additives
  • Extra prescription medicine and/or medical supplies
  • Candles, matches and lantern
  • Fuel
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Battery-operated radio
  • Flashlights and extra batteries
  • Toiletries
  • Can opener
  • Disposable plates and eating utensils
  • Emergency cooking facilities
  • Baby food, diapers and formula
  • Portable cooler
  • Extra blankets or sleeping bags