Deep East Texas Electric Cooperatve reports 4,100 without power Wednesday afternoon

Tenaha area DETEC members among those impacted after thunderstorms

As of 6 p.m., Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative is reporting approximately 3,030 members without power after the Wednesday afternoon thunderstorm.

• Sabine Co: 1,600 Members - primarily in the Fairmont area

• San Augustine Co: 1,100 Members - FM 711, 21 W, Hwy 96, FM 1277, Bland Lake, Hwy 147 N

• Nacogdoches Co: 170 Members - Central Heights area

• Shelby Co: 90 Members - Tenaha area

Crews are now working to repair outages as quickly and as safely as possible.

Earlier report:

As of 5 p.m., Wednesday, Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative is reporting approximately 4,100 members without power after the afternoon thunderstorm.
• Sabine Co: 2,660 Members - primarily in the Six Mile area
• San Augustine Co: 1,100 Members - FM 711, 21 W, Hwy 96, FM 1277, Bland Lake, Hwy 147 N
• Nacogdoches Co: 190 Members - Central Heights and Oak Ridge area
• Shelby Co: 90 Members - Teneha area
Crew are now working to repair outages as quickly and as safely as possible.
Above all, DETEC encourages everyone to keep safety a priority. Should you encounter a downed line, consider it live and dangerous.

To report your outage, please call 1-800-392-5986.

 

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935
936-598-3377