EPB continues work on restoring power

EPB continues work on restoring power

September 8th, 2011 in Local - Breaking News

EPB lineman Ryan Blanks works on lines Wednesday on South Seminole Drive in East Ridge.

EPB lineman Ryan Blanks works on lines Wednesday...

Photo by Angela Lewis /Times Free Press.

Over 700 EPB workers continue to restore power knocked out by damage from Monday's storm, according to a news release.

About 1,900 homes and businesses are still without power as of 4:45 p.m. today, said the utility, down from 59,000 users affected on Monday.

EPB said it will continue to work through the night and tomorrow until power is back on.

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