Statement By: Amy Zubaly, FMEA Executive Director, Regarding Tallahassee Power Outage

Association News,

FMEA Logo"In response to the extreme storm system that has impacted Tallahassee causing widespread and extensive damage, the Florida Municipal Electric Association has called on its national mutual aid network to bring in more than 215 personnel from 20 utilities in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia and South Carolina to assist with power restoration efforts in the capital city.

Crews are working to restore power to the nearly 80,000 impacted City of Tallahassee customers as quickly and as safely as possible. The Florida Municipal Electric Association is in contact with federal, state and local officials and is prepared to call for additional resources if necessary."