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Local LG&E workers travel to North, South Carolina for Hurricane Dorian relief

Crews were originally sent to Florida, but will now help relief efforts in Virginia, North and South Carolina.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After being deployed to Florida, over 200 LG&E workers are now preparing to travel to Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina to assist with Hurricane Dorian relief.

LG&E said nearly 260 employees and contractors were sent to Ft. Lauderdale and Miami over the weekend to help with relief, but the hurricane's track changed, the crews were released and many were reassigned.

Nearly 240 workers will assist South Carolina Gas and Electric, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy in Virginia, North and South Carolina. The crews will be at different locations until Dorian passes and relief begins.

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