Dominion Workers Head South for Tropical Storm Isaac
Tropical Storm Isaac is spiraling up the Gulf of Mexico and Virginia Dominion Power workers in Charlottesville are already on their way down to help in the restoration process.
Trucks took off early Sunday morning and headed to the South Carolina - Georgia border to prep for storm damage. Their tentative plan is to help with storm restoration in Tampa, Florida, where the Republican National Convention is set to be held this week.
Fritz Vesey with Virginia Dominion Power said, "Anytime you have a major event like that the goal is to get the customers lights back on as quickly as possible, and as safely as possible and dominion and most utilities do not have enough crews to man for a major event."
Dominion workers will be in Tampa for two weeks at a maximum. If storm repairs take longer than that, the company will send another contingent to continue to help the host utility company.
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