Two Jackson EMC crews left for Hughesville, Md. on Saturday, October 27, for storm restoration support to Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO). A total of 20 linemen deployed from Jackson EMC, joining 110 other personnel from electric cooperatives across Georgia to assist with power restoration efforts.
Hurricane Sandy made landfall late yesterday, leaving an estimated 7.5 million customers without power in 7 states including Maryland.
Jackson EMC employees who deployed included personnel from Lawrenceville, Oakwood and Jefferson.