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Power Restoration to be handled by state

By on July 26, 2019 in Press Releases, Recent News

BCREPC Media Release  

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee

Media Release 05 – July Tornado

July 25, 2019

For Immediate Release

 

Restoration to be handled by state

 

BARNSTABLE (MA) July 25, 2019 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning (BCREPC) Committee held its final conference call at 4 p.m. on Thursday regarding the tornadoes that struck the Cape on Tuesday.

Power Restoration

Electric utility Eversource reported that the number of outages had been reduced to 340. The estimated time of global restoration is midnight on Thursday. The latest Eversource power outage information is available at https://outagemap.eversource.com

Restoration Management to be handled by MEMA

The Barnstable County Multi-agency Coordination Center (MACC) closed at 4:30 p.m. Restoration management will be handed off to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) operating at the state EOC (Emergency Operations Center).

This is the final media release for this incident.

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Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC)

The BCREPC was founded in September 2002 to assist the communities on Cape Cod and the Town of Nantucket with addressing hazardous materials emergency planning and response as required by the federal government. Today, the BCREPC has expanded its scope to include “All Hazard” emergency planning issues such as storm response, sheltering and grants management. The BCREPC is a coalition of emergency management, law enforcement, fire service, health care, public health, public works, EMS, military, and numerous other affiliated agencies as outlined by the Massachusetts State Emergency Response Committee (SERC). It represents the towns of Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Falmouth, Harwich, Mashpee, Orleans, Provincetown, Sandwich, Truro, Wellfleet, and Yarmouth in Barnstable County, and the town of Nantucket in Nantucket County. The REPC is coordinated by the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment. Visit www.bcrepc.org

 

 

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