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Gulf Power hopeful electricity will be restored to majority of customers by Oct. 24

(WMBB) - Gulf Power has announced that it is looking to restore power to 95 percent of customers impacted by Hurricane Michael by Oct. 24.

According to Gulf Power spokesman Rick DelaHaya, 95 percent of customers who are able to receive power will have service restored by midnight on Oct. 24th.

Residents with lines broken between the street to their homes will need to wait longer to receive power while crews repair broken lines.

 

 

The company stated that more than 21,000 Gulf Power customers have had service restored since Saturday afternoon.

“Hurricane Michael was an unprecedented storm, and Gulf Power is on a mission to ensure an unprecedented response.” said Stan Connally, Chairman, president and CEO of Gulf Power. “We know that our customers are counting on us, so they can begin rebuilding their lives. We are working safely and aggressively around the clock to get the lights back on.”

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