It's Valentine's Day and electricity is in the air.
But be on your guard. Your token of affection could cause a blackout.
Peco is warning that Mylar, or foil, balloons can trigger outages if they come in contact with power lines.
In fact, the utility says, they are responsible for "thousands of unnecessary electric service interruptions each year for Peco customers."
"These balloons also have been known to float for days and can end up having a negative impact on the environment," Peco adds.
The advice is simple: