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Monday, January 30, 2023

Utility lines damaged by fallen tree in northwest Ocala

Ocala Electric Utility crews responded to northwest Ocala on Wednesday afternoon after receiving reports of utility lines in the area that were impacted by a fallen tree.

Upon arrival, crew members assessed the damage caused by the tree and immediately began work to restore power. In a social media post, OEU shared several photos of the fallen tree and downed utility lines.

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This fallen tree damaged utility lines in NW Ocala (Photo courtesy of Ocala Electric Utility)
Ocala Electric Utility fallen tree damages power lines November 30 2022 3 crews working to restore power
Downed utility lines on the sidewalk (Photo courtesy of Ocala Electric Utility)
Ocala Electric Utility fallen tree damages power lines November 30 2022 2 crews working to restore power
Crew members working to restore power (Photo courtesy of Ocala Electric Utility)
Ocala Electric Utility fallen tree damages power lines November 30 2022 4 crews working to restore power
The Ocala Police Department arriving on scene as OEU crews work to restore power (Photo courtesy of Ocala Electric Utility)

On its Facebook page, Ocala Electric Utility stated, “We are working diligently to restore power to our customers.”

For more information, or to view current power outages, visit the Ocala Electric Utility’s webpage.