Mon Power works to restore power to Hurricane Irma victims

Published: Sep. 18, 2017 at 10:57 AM EDT
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As the efforts to restore power to Irma victims continue, local workers are lending a helping hand.

40 employees from Mon Power, including 21 linemen, have gone to Florida to help restore power to Florida Power and Light customers in the Bradenton, Florida area. They are stationed at the Sarasota Fairgrounds.

Officials say that parent company First Energy, has over 600 employees, as well as over 600 contractors to assist with hurricane relief.

The Mon Power workers are expected to continue to stay in Florida for over a week.