EMA storm update: 30% of county still lacks power

Nov 02, 2017
Photo by: Ethan Andrews A large tree limb blocks Kaler Road in Belfast Oct. 30, taken down by high winds overnight.

Waldo County Emergency Management Agency released information that states 30 percent of Waldo County remains without power Nov. 2, the fourth day of the outage caused by a windstorm overnight Sunday into Monday.

According to the EMA office, most roads have been reopened, though some back roads may still be blocked by downed trees or wires. Central Maine Power Co. has brought in crews from out-of-state to assist with power restoration.

At 3:45 p.m. Thursday, more than 7,200 people in Waldo County were still in the dark. Monroe, Montville and Jackson appeared to have the greatest percentage of households without power. CMP updates can be found online here.

There are warming centers established at Islesboro Community Center and Liberty Fire Station. Recharging of devices is available at Stockton Springs Town Office during business hours.

The Red Cross Shelter in Augusta closed Nov. 3.

Comments (0)
If you wish to comment, please login.