PG&E sends crews to NY for Hurricane Sandy help

150 employers and equipment departed Calif.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -  

Pacific Gas and Electric Company sent more than 150 employees and equipment to New York to help restore power in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on Tuesday.

Crews from all over PG&E’s Northern and Central California service area departed from Sacramento this evening. Equipment placed on flatbeds and was sent to New York from PG&E’s Davis Yard. 

PG&E sent overhead and underground maintenance and construction crews, electric first responders who determine the cause of an outage and how best to restore power, and damage assessment personnel. The utility also sent logistics support and field safety personnel. 

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