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Tenn. Volunteer Lineman Help with Sandy Recovery

Oct 30, 2012
Photo courtesy Tenn. Electric Cooperative Assoc.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Eight Tennessee utility districts have sent volunteer line workers to help get the power back on in Virginia and Maryland as part of Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.

Trent Scott of the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association says 60 lineman are already in the northeast waiting in staging areas for the go-ahead to begin repairs. Nashville Electric says it’s released an additional 20 contract line crews for recovery duty.