Lincoln Electric System continues to help Floridians impacted by Hurricane Ian
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Members of the Lincoln Electric System remain in Florida assisting those affected by Hurricane Ian.
Crews left for Florida last Wednesday and arrived in New Symrna Beach two days later.
Three crews composed of 20 employees were sent down to help restore power to Floridians.
On Tuesday, LES’s Twitter account posted an update saying they’ve removed 40 spans of static overhead line.
LES joined New Symrna Beach and other mutual aid crews overnight to remove 40 spans of a static overhead line while traffic volumes were low. Crews continue to make progress in their restoration efforts following Hurricane Ian.#PublicPower #MutualAid #FLPublicPower pic.twitter.com/OfNf2ssiiG
— Lincoln Electric Sys (@LESupdates) October 4, 2022
LES crews are continuing their restoration efforts with other mutual aid teams in New Symrna Beach.
Other Nebraskans have also made their way down to Florida to assist in restoration efforts.
Union College International Rescue and Relief students left for Florida on Sunday to help residents clean out damaged homes and remove downed trees.