Published: Sat, September 16, 2017
Entertaiment | By Lawrence Myers

Georgia Power warns of scam

Georgia Power warns of scam

Selected to be Georgia Power's area manager, Sawhill is not yet officially on the job, but traveled to Statesboro last week and took part in the storm preparations, meeting with local officials in Bulloch County's Emergency Operations Center.

Georgia Power Co., which reported about 340,000 customers without power throughout the state on Wednesday, updated their figures Thursday afternoon to show that statewide number fell to about 114,000.

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Georgia Power has their own personnel working, plus they have reinforcements from out of state.

Watch for Georgia Power crews working across the state.

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Power was restored to 3.2 million customers.

FPL said after repairing any damage to its power plants and the lines that carry electricity from the generating facilities, the company next restores "critical facilities", like hospitals, police and fire stations, communication facilities, water treatment plants, transportation providers and shelters.

There are now less than 75,000 customers experiencing outages. Customers should call FPL at 1-800-4OUTAGE (1-800-468-8243) only to report conditions such as downed power lines or sparking electrical equipment.

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Georgia Power Mobile App - Download the Georgia Power mobile app for Apple and Android devices to access storm and outage information on the go.

Mostly cloudy with a few showers
Sunday , there will be a 50 percent chance of showers and storms before 1 p.m., with a high near 82, the weather service said. Shower and storms chances increase Saturday afternoon as weak high pressure moves out of the area.


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