Power Restoration to be handled by state
BCREPC Media Release
Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee
Media Release 05 – July Tornado
July 25, 2019
For Immediate Release
Restoration to be handled by state
BARNSTABLE (MA) July 25, 2019 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning (BCREPC) Committee held its final conference call at 4 p.m. on Thursday regarding the tornadoes that struck the Cape on Tuesday.
Electric utility Eversource reported that the number of outages had been reduced to 340. The estimated time of global restoration is midnight on Thursday. The latest Eversource power outage information is available at https://outagemap.eversource.com
Restoration Management to be handled by MEMA
The Barnstable County Multi-agency Coordination Center (MACC) closed at 4:30 p.m. Restoration management will be handed off to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) operating at the state EOC (Emergency Operations Center).
This is the final media release for this incident.
Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC)
The BCREPC was founded in September 2002 to assist the communities on Cape Cod and the Town of Nantucket with addressing hazardous materials emergency planning and response as required by the federal government. Today, the BCREPC has expanded its scope to include “All Hazard” emergency planning issues such as storm response, sheltering and grants management. The BCREPC is a coalition of emergency management, law enforcement, fire service, health care, public health, public works, EMS, military, and numerous other affiliated agencies as outlined by the Massachusetts State Emergency Response Committee (SERC). It represents the towns of Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Falmouth, Harwich, Mashpee, Orleans, Provincetown, Sandwich, Truro, Wellfleet, and Yarmouth in Barnstable County, and the town of Nantucket in Nantucket County. The REPC is coordinated by the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment. Visit www.bcrepc.org