PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — PECO is sending employee crews south to help repair damage caused by Hurricane Laura. Approximately 40 employees left for Texas from PECO’s Berwyn Service Building on Thursday morning.
The group of employees includes lineworkers, safety personnel and support personnel.READ MORE: Patty Jackson To Host Essence Of Entertainment Concert Series At The Dell Music Center In Her 40th Year In Radio
They are going to make several stops before arriving in Texas and are prepared to assist local area residents whose power may have been impacted by the storm.READ MORE: Caught On Camera: 62-Year-Old Man Violently Carjacked By Group Of Teenagers In Olney
The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management Department sent NJ-TF1 to Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Thursday morning to help with Hurricane Laura relief.MORE NEWS: Man Accused Of Entering Center City Law Firm Office, Sexually Assaulting Victim
They posted a video of the departure on their Facebook page.