Santee Cooper crews restore most power; just over 50 customers still in the dark
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Most Santee Cooper customers have their power back on after Hurricane Ian caused thousands of power outages across the Grand Strand.
At the height of the storm, Santee Cooper had 41,000 customers in the dark.
The utility company says its crews have been working around the clock to get power restored to everyone.
As of 5 p.m. Sunday, there are 58 customers without power, according to Santee Cooper’s outage website.
POWER OUTAGES | Santee Cooper power outage map
Santee Cooper says it has 34 external crews helping with the restoration efforts, which is up from 25 crews.
They are working in Garden City, Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach and Little River. Power has been restored to customers in Conway and Moncks Corner.
The utility company said the last of the outages could take some time and hopes to have the power back on for everyone by Monday.
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