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Who to call if your power goes out

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A 1/4 inch of ice on an electrical line weighs about 500 pounds. A 1/4 inch of ice on an electrical line weighs about 500 pounds.

SOUTHEASTERN, NC (WECT) – With ice still accumulating on power lines, it is very possible that power could go out in your area . If that happens here are some important numbers that you may need to know.

If you need to report a power outage here are some numbers to call:

  • Brunswick Electric Membership: 1-800-682-5309
  • Four County Electric: 1-888-368-7289
  • Duke Energy Progress: 1-800-419-6356
  • Other power company numbers can be found here:  http://bit.ly/1eRNRFi 

Here are also some helpful links that show where power outages are across our area.

If you find an orphaned or injured bird or mammal you can call Jennifer Leonard, certified wildlife rehabilitater, at 910-612-9127.

Bladen County officials released the following contact numbers for citizens with power line issues, downed trees, or related questions:

 

  • Emergency Operations Center                            910-862-7809
  • Power lines down                                                910-862-7834
  • Trees down                                                         910-862-7835

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