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Cleco updates customers on power restoration efforts

Nov 2, 2018

PINEVILLE, La. – Cleco and contractor crews continue efforts to restore power to central Louisiana customers who experienced outages after severe thunderstorms impacted the area.

“Our crews have made great strides in restoring power to customers affected by the storms,” said James Lass, general manager of distribution operations and emergency management.  “There was extensive damage across central Louisiana including broken poles, broken cross arms and downed wire.”

As of 8:30 a.m., Cleco had 3,850 customers without power.


Customers without power

Avoyelles Parish







“We appreciate our customers’ patience as crews work safely and efficiently to restore power,” said Lass.  

Cleco reminds customers to use caution around downed power lines.  Call 911 or Cleco at 1-800-622-6537 to report unsafe electrical situations.