As Lakeland Electric pushes to reconnect all customers with hurricane-caused disrupted by Friday evening, they’re asking anybody who still needs service to call 863-834-4248 or 863-834-9535.

With new equipment failures being discovered, the utility estimates there are “up to 500 meters with damaged circuit boards as a result of the storm or they occurred post-storm from generator back feed or fallen tree debris. With this type of damage, a small amount of meters are misreporting.”

Electric workers are now visiting individual homes that lack power, the company said.

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