Electric crews head south to help with storm recovery efforts

Irma knocks out power to more than 33000 in South Carolina
Electric crews from Arkansas to assist in recovery efforts in Florida, South Carolina
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14 September, 2017

Most of the Missouri electric cooperatives will be sending a digger-derrick truck and a bucket truck to be prepared for anything they may find.

Twelve members of the state's Electric Cooperatives of SC association reported 7,560 outages around SC.

Pedernales Electric Cooperative sent staff and resources to Hurricane Irma-ravaged Florida on September 11 to help restore electricity to homes and businesses.

Relief crews are coordinated by the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives, the statewide service organization for the state's electric cooperatives.

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At last check, about one million people in Georgia did not have power, while it's estimated half the state of Florida is in the dark and could be for the foreseeable future. Meanwhile, about two-dozen volunteers are expected to be recruited later for a second trip to the damaged area.

The same is true at Northeastern REMC, which serves six counties in northeast in, including portions of Allen.

"Restoring power after a storm of this magnitude is not easy, and we're happy to offer our crews and resources to help bring electricity back to their community", said Wayne McKee, PEC's vice president of operations.

When reached Monday morning, Froemming said the local cooperative was waiting for word on where help would be needed. "They take tremendous pride in representing their home cooperative and the state of Indiana".


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