Messages on social media circulating on Friday indicated that the company was going to reimburse residents that had to throw out food spoiled after the power outages. General power restoration estimates were given at news conferences, where FPL spokesmen said they couldn't give specific neighborhood restoration information.
"We understand how frustrating it is to be without power, and we appreciate your patience as we work across 35 counties to restore service safely and as quickly as possible", said Eric Silagy, president and CEO of FPL. Further south, in places like Miami-Dade and Collier counties, our crews are finding extremely complex and time-consuming restoration challenges, but they're working hard and making progress every hour.
A day earlier near Orlando, firefighters helped relocate 122 people from two assisted-living centers that had been without power since the storm.
FPL, which serves almost 5 million homes and businesses, said it expects to restore power to essentially all its users, in the eastern portion of Florida, by the end of the weekend and the harder-hit western portion of the state by September 22.
"Our restoration team, comprised of more than 21,500 men and women from almost 30 states and Canada, is making steady progress every hour across 27,000 square miles of territory impacted by Irma, and we continue to bring thousands of customers back on each and every day".
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Since Frances, Jeanne and Wilma, FPL has spent more than $2 billion strengthening its system against storms.
Dozens of the state's senior centers still lacked electricity in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, and several facilities were forced to evacuate. "That said, we train for this year-round and we are better prepared for hurricanes now than at any time in our company's history".
Perry said 60,000 utility workers from USA and Canada are in the disaster area working to get power back on.
FPL has begun restoring power in multiple locations.
"We apologize for the confusion to our customers, but no utility in Florida reimburses customers for lost food from a hurricane", Fraga said. Typically, restoration workers don't know restoration times. They may be electrified by a downed line out of sight and conduct electricity over great distances. She said a crew inspected a broken power pole in the Old Floresta neighborhood near her home.
Even when winds have subsided, conditions can be unsafe. If you come to an intersection with a non-working traffic signal, Florida law requires that you treat it as a four-way stop.
Keep generators well away from open windows to prevent unsafe fumes from entering your home or a neighbor's home.
◦No trimming should be done near a power line.
Stay far away from downed power lines, flooding and debris; lines could be energized and risky. "The issue is the wind toppling trees into our power lines and not only taking down lines but poles as well". Be sure that ladders or scaffolds are far enough away so that you - and the ends of the tools you're using - stay at least 10 feet away from power lines.
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