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