Some homes in the KMZU listening area are without power following the latest winter snow storm. Farmers Electric Cooperative Spokesperson Chasity Anderson called KMZU Wednesday morning to offer an update on the outage.
Click to hear KMZU’s Janet Adkison talk with Chasity Anderson about the situation.
The massive snow storm that’s covered the Show Me State and much of the Midwest knocked out power to a large number of homes. Farmers Electric Cooperative Spokesperson Chasity Anderson says overnight, outages jumped to about 300.
“Crews were called in several hours overnight for safety reasons but they did get right back at it about 6 o’clock this morning.” She says they’re getting some extra assistance. ” We have some friends to the north, Grundy County Electric Cooperative, they’ve sent a couple crews down to help with the restoration efforts today. We also have a construction crew that’s been called in to replace a number of broken poles, we have about 10 broken poles in the southern portion of our service area.
Anyone without electricity who has not already done so, is encouraged to report the outage. That number is 800-927-5334. Updates are also being made to the group’s website and Facebook page.