Crane Accidents

Crane Accident Causes Power Outage

09/17/08

Panama City, Florida

Crane Accident Causes Power Outage (1)

Gulf Power officials say an accident at a construction site has left more than two thousand Gulf Power customers in the dark.

Crane Accident Causes Power Outage (2)

Gulf Power spokeswoman Lynn Erickson says crews have just arrived where a construction crane reportedly fell on top of power lines.  She says the call came in at about 2:30 p.m. from a construction site off Magnolia Beach Road.

Crane Accident Causes Power Outage (3)

Erickson says the accident affected a primary feeder line, and 2,147 customers were knocked off-line. She says crews are still assessing the situation, so they do not yet know when power might be restored.

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