By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s been about two days since the first round of storms hit the area, leaving some people around the Pittsburgh region without power.READ MORE: Pa. AG Agents Arrest 1 Man During Drug Trafficking Bust In McKeesport
While everyone’s situation is unique, something everyone can relate to is the inconvenience of living without power.
One Squirrel Hill woman realized her neighbors were still in the dark and stepped up in the most simple way.READ MORE: Tired-Tired Or Sleepy-Tired? How To Combat Sleepiness And Fatigue During The Day
Jody Handley was lucky enough to still have power but when she saw her neighbors without, she took action.
Handley ran a power cord outside of her home and set it on a chair for anyone to use.
“I hope other people, the next time this happens, as we know power outages are probably not going to be slowing down with the weather being what it is, and if it happens again, get your big Christmas extension cord, run it out to the end, share it with folks,” she said.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Severe Weather, Including Hail And Strong Winds Possible
It took Handley all of five minutes to set up and she says she’d do it again without hesitation.