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JEA pays it forward, sends workers to Albany to help with tornado damage

43 mutual aid crews helped JEA with Hurricane Matthew cleanup

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Energy Authority sent crews to Albany, Georgia, Friday for mutual aid to help recovery from a tornado that hit the area last week.

A total of 34 workers from JEA will make the trip, including linemen, foremen, apprentices and two supervisors. JEA said the workers could be in Albany up to a week.

In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, 43 mutual aid crews came to help JEA restore power, including Electric Cities of Georgia, TECO (Tampa), CPS Energy (San Antonio) and a number of Missouri municipal utilities.