Friday’s severe weather in the New Castle County area caused outages for about 14,000 customers. We have assessed heavy tree damage and flooding. Crews are back working around the clock to restore service for our customers. View the damage we're assessing here: https://youtu.be/4MBuu50y92I
For Immediate Release
SALISBURY, Md. - Delmarva Power crews are out assessing
damage and making repairs after severe storms moved through the region and left
more than 63,000 customers in Delaware and Maryland without power Tuesday
evening. Crews will work through the night as they begin restoring service to
customers who lost power as severe thunderstorms brought high winds, lightning
and intense rain.
addition to internal crews, Delmarva Power has contractors available to help
restore power as quickly and as safely as possible.
is our No. 1 priority. We urge our customers to stay clear of working crews and
any wires hanging loose from poles or lying on the ground. Customers should
always assume that downed wires are energized and avoid them. If you see a
downed wire, call 1-800-898-8045.
can report and track outages online at www.delmarva.com or through our mobile
app, available for download at www.delmarva.com/mobileapp. They
can also report outages by calling 800-898-8045. Natural gas emergencies should
be reported to 302-454-0317.
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www.delmarva.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/delmarvapower and on Twitter
at www.twitter.com/delmarvaconnect. Our mobile app is available at www.delmarva.com/mobileapp.