More power outages reported in Fentress County

JAMESTOWN (WATE) – Volunteer Electric Cooperative said they worked through the night and into the morning, but are reporting more outages.

More: Power outage information

Fentress County has 2,700 without power on Monday. On Tuesday, they’re up to 4,400 without power.

More: Volunteer Electric working around the clock on the Cumberland Plateau

Cumberland County is still reporting 16,000 without power.

Officials with Volunteer Electric Cooperative said they understand that multi-day power outages are frustrating for customers, but are urging customers to be patient and prepared.

Previous story: Thousands still without power in Cumberland County

Around four hundred works are on the job including fifty service crews, 30 right-of-way crews and numerous supervisors and support personnel.

The power provider said a number of local businesses and individuals have donated food and supplies for crews. Volunteer Electric said the outpouring of support is heartwarming.

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