Tallahassee Crews Deploying To Carolinas

Sep 12, 2018

City of Tallahassee Utility Trucks
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The City of Tallahassee is ready to help with Hurricane Florence recovery. Tallahassee electric crews are heading to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina this weekend.

Tallahassee electric crews will head to Jacksonville Saturday morning. There, they will meet with other Florida mutual aid crews and convoy together to Santee Cooper. General Manager for Tallahassee Utilities, Rob McGarrah, says mutual aid was a major help locally during Hurricane Irma.

“Every utility in the state of Florida had mutual aid needs. It was the largest, in the electric sector, mutual aid mobilization that I’m aware of in the 30 plus years that I’ve been in the business," says McGarrah.

American Red Cross Volunteers have also made travel plans to the Carolinas to assist with the Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief effort.