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DETEC: As of 7:30 PM, DETEC is reporting approximately 2,271 outages.

As of 7:30 PM, Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative is reporting approximately 2,271 outages.


Panola County: 1 meter out

Shelby County: 5

Nacogdoches County: 276

San Augustine County: 517

Sabine County: 459

Jasper County: 81

Newton County: 843


DETEC crews and contractors are working to restore power as quickly and as safely as possible.  Due to rising flood waters and road closures, outage restoration work is extremely slowed.


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.


ž 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.

ž Check backup generators for proper operations and remember to carefully follow generator safety precautions including NOT operating a generator indoors.

ž Monitor local weather conditions.

ž Follow warnings from local authorities. If you must travel, check drivetexas.org, for road closures and hazard information.


Please report outages, by calling: 1-800-392-5986

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