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FPL restoration effort continuing

PRNewswire
JUNO BEACH, Fla.
Sep 16, 2001

Florida Power & Light Company said efforts are continuing to restore power to several north Florida and west coast counties following Tropical Storm Gabrielle.

Currently more than 1,600 personnel are directly engaged in restoration activities in the Bradenton-Sarasota region where the storm made landfall on Friday.

  As of 4 p.m. Sunday, 65,000 customers were without power.

  Southwest Florida               Northeast/Central Florida
  Charlotte -- 2,000              Putnam -- 1,000
  DeSoto -- 1,000                 Flagler -- 1,000
  Manatee -- 25,000               St. Johns -- 5,000
  Sarasota -- 30,000

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SOURCE: Florida Power & Light Company

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