Power association's phones downed by higher power

LUCEDALE, MS (WLOX) - LUCEDALE, MS (WLOX) - If you need to call Singing River Electric Power Association this morning, you may not get through. The power association's phone lines took a direct lightning strike during Sunday night's severe weather.

Association personnel worked on the problem with AT&T throughout the night and are expecting to fix the problem Monday morning. Members may hear a busy signal or not be able to call in.

All life threatening situations should be directed to 911 operators. Members in Jackson County may call the George County number at (601) 947-4211 for service in the meantime.

Singing River Electric Power Association maintains 6,955 miles of line in Jackson, George, Greene, Perry, Stone, Wayne and Harrison counties as well as Mobile and Washington counties in Alabama.

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