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Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative - Outage Update


As of 8:30 AM 8-31-17 , Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative is reporting approximately 3,301 outages.
Panola County: 1 meter out
Shelby County: 226
Nacogdoches County: 51
San Augustine County: 480
Sabine County: 774
Jasper County: 100
Newton County: 1,546
Overnight flash flood warnings and road closures greatly slowed work.  Today, as flood waters recede, crews are diligently working to restore power as quickly and as safely as possible.
DETEC would like to remind members to be safe - STAY AWAY FROM ALL DOWNED LINES.  Consider them all to be live and dangerous.
Call DETEC at 1-800-392-5986 to report downed lines.
* If you or someone in your household is dependent upon life support,  identify a location you can move to that has an alternate power source.
* Check backup generators for proper operations and remember to carefully follow generator safety precautions including NOT operating a generator indoors.
* Monitor local weather conditions.
* Follow warnings from local authorities. If you must travel, check<>, for road closures and hazard information.
Please report outages, by calling: 1-800-392-5986

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