OG&E Will Not Send Workers To Florida In Response To Tropical Storm Isaias

Sunday, August 2nd 2020, 7:40 am
By: News 9

TULSA, Okla. -

UPDATE (5:30 p.m.): OG&E has said that it will not send its crew members to Florida after all. Florida Light and Power said it is "no longer expecting the need for mutual assistance power restoration crews." OG&E has been asked to stand down and will not deploy to the Sunshine State.

Below is the original story.


Oklahoma Gas and Electric will send 55 line crew members to Florida.

They'll be there to help with the expected power outages when Tropical Storm Isaias hits the east coast. Crews will arrive in Callahan, Florida by Monday night and will start working on Tuesday.

OG&E crews will follow COVID-19 protocols during travel and restoration work.