HARRISON, N.Y. – More than 3,000 people remained without power Friday afternoon in Harrison as utility crews from around the nation arrive to help Westchester County, according to a press release.
The number of outages in Harrison stands at 3,459 as of 1:49 p.m. Friday, according to the Con Edison power outage map. The company services 9,470 customers.
“Con Edison is marshalling resources from near and far to conduct the largest customer restoration in its history,” said Con Edison officials in a press release. “Contractors and mutual aid crews have been arriving or are en route from across the country.”
The crews specialize in tree cutting, repairing overhead lines, underground equipment and damage assessment, the company said.
While there were more than 139,000 Westchester Con Edison customers without power Friday morning, that number had decreased to 127,368 by 1:49 p.m. Friday.
Authorities are asking customers to report outages and downed wires to Con Edison and not through local emergency service lines. Customers can call 1-800-75-CONED (1-800-752-6633).
When reporting an outage, customers are asked to have their Con Edison account numbers available and report whether their neighbors also have lost power. Customers who report outages will be called by Con Edison with their estimated restoration times as they become available, according to a press release. ?
Con Edison said Friday morning that customers could expect power back by Nov. 11.
The company's previous power outage high was after Hurricane Irene caused about 203,000 customers to lose service, according to a press release.
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