29,000 homes still without power in Chattanooga area

29,000 homes still without power in Chattanooga area

September 6th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

EPB said 29,000 homes and businesses in the Chattanooga area remain without power this morning.

EPB spokeswoman Danna Bailey said there are 716 different locations with a problem causing outages as of 9:30 a.m.

"We have 71 crews working right now and have called in more to arrive around noon," she said.

EPB, the city-owned electric utility, provides power or telecommunications services for 160,000 homes and businesses.

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