ROCHESTER, Minn. - Losing power is not an option for many families, especially with more people having to work from home and keeping food in the freezer while being quarantined during the coronavirus pandemic.
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As we enter into spring, the chance for thunderstorms and power outages is also increasing, so in order to avoid losing power Northern Tool and Equipment is advising homeowners to buy a generator to make sure there's a back-up source of power.
Store manager Brad Parrish said, "If you're in the country or you've got young kids and you want to keep them warm and keep the food going, I mean, everybody has their own situation but it's kind of a scary time right now."
The company said on Friday morning it had already sold two generators. The store also says its policy states all generator sales are final.