As of 10:00 p.m., Baldwin EMC announced it has approximately 3,400 members still without power due to Tropical Storm Gordon. Line crews have worked throughout the evening in tropical storm conditions restoring power. They will continue working as long as it is safe to do so.
According to Baldwin EMC spokesperson Mark Ingram, many of the outages are due to fallen trees and tree limbs on power lines. Ingram warns members to stay away from downed power lines and please always assume the lines are energized and dangerous.
OUTAGE REPORTING LINE
Baldwin EMC members who need to report an outage or report lines on the ground should call (251) 989-6247.
Outages can also be reported online or by text. To report online visit www.baldwineme.com/outage-center, then click the link for the interactive outage map and log in using your Facebook account.
To text your outage, first text “Baldwin” to 85700. Select your address, then to report the outage, text “Outage” to the same number. Note: The number you text from must match one of the phone numbers on your account. If it doesn’t, please contact our member service department at (251) 989-6247. *Standard text messaging rates will apply.
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