PECO’s “Army of Thousands” Ready to Battle Sandy Damage

The power may go down when Hurricane Sandy hits, but PECO is working to ensure service is restored quickly. In a press release, the company says: “In response, PECO has mobilized more than 3,000 employees, contractors and out-of-state crews to respond to the devastating effects of this potentially record-breaking storm. This massive effort includes more than 1,500 field personnel from utilities as far away as Tennessee, Kentucky, Louisiana and Mississippi, as well as field personnel from PECO’s Chicago-based sister utility ComEd.” Customers who experience a power outage should call Peco at 1-800-841-4141.[Business Wire]