PINEVILLE, La., June 20, 2019 (11 a.m.) – Storms moved through Cleco’s service territory this morning causing widespread power outages to approximately 19,000 customers across central Louisiana.
“Cleco has mobilized all available Cleco line crews and contractor crews to assist with restoration efforts,” said James Lass, general manager of distribution operations and emergency management. “In addition to power restoration, our crews are working to clear debris.”
At 11 a.m., Cleco had 9,705 customers without power.
Cleco reminds customers to be aware of possible downed lines. Stay away from low-hanging or downed lines. Call Cleco and 911 to report an unsafe situation with electricity. For additional safety tips, please visit www.cleco.com.
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