Lineman works in flooded field in Mississippi County

SEMO Electric lineman making repairs in flooded field

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Electric lineman have a dangerous job, even working around water.

Lineman Joe Hill was working the outage between Matthews and East Prairie in what looks like a lake on Thursday, March 14, according to a spokesperson with SEMO Electric. However, it was a flooded field.

SEMO Electric posted on their page:

“It was a long night and early morning for our team. During outages, we appreciate your patience as there may be challenges to restore power.”

Flooding in Mississippi County (Source: SEMO Electric)
Flooding in Mississippi County (Source: SEMO Electric)

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