Citizens Electric Corp. sends lineworkers to East Coast for Florence

Citizens Electric Corp. sends lineworkers to East Coast for Florence
8 Citizen Electric lineworkers will join 154 other lineworkers from Missouri to help those in the East Coast. (Source: Pixabay)

PERRYVILLE, MO (KFVS) - 8 Citizen Electric lineworkers will join 154 other lineworkers from Missouri to help those in the East Coast.

At the request of Santee Electric Cooperative in Kingstree, South Carolina, crews from 33 of the state’s electric cooperatives will be traveling to South Carolina to assist in the cleanup after the storm.

Crews left on Friday, Sept. 14 afternoon and are expected to be assisting in restoration for 10 days. They will work with crews from 11 states to rebuild and reconnect the electric grid damaged by the hurricane.

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