As of 4:30pm on May 12, Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative is reporting approximately 800 meters remaining without power in the Timpson, Garrison and Trawick areas

Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative is reporting approximately 800 meters remaining without power in the Timpson, Garrison and Trawick areas following Thursday’s storm that swept through the area.  Wind-blown trees and limbs on the lines accounted for a loss of power to approximately 6,000 members at DETEC’s peak outage period.  DETEC line crews have reported significant damage in the Garrison and Timpson areas.

 

DETEC crews will continue working to restore power to all member 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 and outages. 

 

Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative is a non-profit electricity provider serving approximately 40,000 members in eight counties in Deep East Texas: San Augustine, Shelby, Sabine, Panola, Nacogdoches, Rusk, Jasper and Newton. 

East Texas Press

PO Box 2594
Lindale, TX 75771
Office: (936) 254-5050
news@easttexaspress.com

Subscriber Links