Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Pax Packed a Punch - The News | Kingstree, SC

Published Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Of Santee Electric's44,226 total members affected, about 12,000 were
in Williamsburg County, followed by 9,000 in Clarendon County, 9,000 in
Florence County, approximately 12,000 in Georgetown County. Two days
prior to the storm, Santee Electric Cooperative began calling in
assistance. As a result, more than 250 extra men worked to get
electricity restored. Duke Energy also brought in additional resources
from the company’s Midwest and Florida operations that included
helicopter trimming crews. Crews, including 3,900 field workers, worked
to restore 91,000 outages across the Carolinas. In addition, other crews
traveled from Sumter as well as Tennessee, Florida, Louisiana,
Mississippi, and Tennessee.

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