Crews arrive from KY, NC to help restore power in Horry County

Source: Horry Electric Coop Facebook
Source: Horry Electric Coop Facebook

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Horry Electric Cooperative announced Friday morning that relief crews arrived from the South Kentucky Electric Cooperative, Union EMC in North Carolina, and additional contract crews to help to continue to restore power.

As of 8 a.m. Friday, about 7,968 Horry Electric Cooperative customers were still without power due to about 808 active outages across the coverage area.

"The additional manpower this morning gives us the opportunity to send at least one crew to each of our 24 substations," Horry Electric officials stated in a Facebook post.

Horry Electric has provided a step-by-step guide for customers whose power is out:

There is also a FAQ regarding power outages here:

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