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Oncor Crews Return Home after Weeks of Sandy Restorations

11/14/2012
Hundreds of Oncor employees and contractors are now headed home to their families after restoring power to areas of Maryland, New York and New Jersey that took a beating from mother nature.
 
Hurricane Sandy first cut power to nearly 8 million homes and businesses as it roared ashore as a Category 1 hurricane with winds of 80 miles per hour. Over the two weeks that followed, two nor’easters dumped several inches of snow on our crews and further complicated power restoration efforts.
 
“We take great pride in being able to lend our expertise and equipment in times of natural disaster,” Oncor Vice President of Distribution Operations Keith Hull said. “Our crews were met with genuine gratitude while they worked throughout the northeast, and they had an incredibly successful and safe trip.”
 
Oncor crews joined others from 45 states as part of its participation in several mutual assistance groups that allow utilities to share resources and crews after receiving a call for help.
 
For a complete collection of photos taken by Oncor crews while working in the northeast, visit the company’s Flickr page.​

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