Central Maine Power calls in 200 out-of-state crews to help restore electricity

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 11:00pm

Central Maine Power reported at 8:30 p.m., Oct. 17, that the severe storm barreling through Maine caused outages that affected 180,000 CMP customers.

“The company has nearly 200 crews in action and we expect at least another 200 additional crews from out-of-state to join our restoration effort,” CMP reported, in a news release. “The damage to the system is extensive and we are asking that customers prepare for a multi-day outage, particularly in coastal areas that were hardest hit by the storm.”

Currently, the outages are affecting more than 10,000 customers in Knox County and 2,647 in Waldo County.

Knox County
APPLETON  688

CAMDEN. 492

CUSHING  956

FRIENDSHIP  966

HOPE. 867

OWLS HEAD. 161

ROCKLAND. 500

ROCKPORT. 256

SOUTH THOMASTON  370

ST GEORGE  598

THOMASTON  522

UNION. 1,454

WARREN  1,888

WASHINGTON  365

Waldo County
BELFAST. 117

BELMONT  179

BROOKS. 5

BURNHAM  1

FREEDOM  44

ISLESBORO. 35

JACKSON  102

KNOX  27

LIBERTY  196

LINCOLNVILLE. 328

MONROE  137

MONTVILLE. 55

MORRILL  301

NORTHPORT. 451

PALERMO  99

PROSPECT  2

SEARSMONT  183

SEARSPORT  1

STOCKTON SPRINGS  1

SWANVILLE. 127

THORNDIKE  61

TROY. 8

UNITY 106

WALDO 74

WINTERPORT. 7