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Coastal Electric: 16,404 without power but damage not as bad as Matthew

Customers in Bryan, Liberty, Long and McIntosh without electricity

POSTED: September 11, 2017 12:29 p.m.
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A tree down on a power line between Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church and Publix on 144.

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More than 16,400 people in Coastal Electric’s four-county coverage area are without power, spokesman Mark Bolton said Monday as wind and rain from Hurricane Irma through coastal Georgia.

But, Bolton said, early assessments show the damage wasn’t as bad as it was during Hurricane Irma.

“As soon as our crews head out onto the system I think we will make a lot of progress,” Bolton said. “We will work late tonight to get as many people on today as possible.”

Bolton said as soon as it is safe for crews to begin working to restore power they will begin cutting trees off lines. 

 

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