Duke Energy sending thousands to coast ahead of Dorian

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – Duke Energy will send almost 9,000 field personnel to respond to Hurricane Dorian damage in the Carolinas.

Duke Energy will move about 4,000 workers from 23 states and Canada to the Carolinas.

These workers combined with about 5,000 line workers and tree personnel will work to restore power as the hurricane moves out of the Carolinas.

Crews departed Greenville for the coast on Wednesday morning.

Tips on what to do before, during and after the storm can be found at duke-energy.com/safety-and-preparedness/storm-safety.

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