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Xcel Energy provides a great treat for the east coast


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By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

Xcel Energy sent a convoy of manned line trucks to the east coast on Wednesday, October 31 to assist with the restoration and clean-up efforts Hurricane Sandy left in her path of destruction. The Texas Panhandle crews will assist with restoration in the area were the Frankenstorm ripped through the east coast. The massive hurricane made landfall in the New York and New Jersey area on all Hallows Eve leaving eight million residents and businesses without power, millions of children out of school and emergency response teams scrambling to handle a catastrophic mess.  
The trees are the story that is causing much of the havoc in the power outages and the need for assistance from power companies all over the United States. Many large trees have toppled on roads, yards, houses and cars. Hundreds of enormous trees on the east coast have bent over power lines like spaghetti noodles with tree roots sticking up in the air like dead limbs. Utility teams like the panhandles Xcel Energy crew will be assigned to an area to assist local companies with their major power outages.

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