Statesville firefighters, electric utilities crews deploy to coast

Posted at 12:11 PM on Sep 5, 2019


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Statesville Electric Utilities crews and city firefighters arrived in eastern North Carolina on Wednesday ahead of Hurricane Dorian to help with potential storm cleanup and emergency responses.

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The Electric Utilities crew is made up of two Carolina Tree Care employees, Donnie Baron and Robert Lindmark, and Statesville linemen Travis Campbell, Zane Harrington, Hunter Houston, Josh Sigmon, T.J. Norton, Corey Bustle, Michael Lyon and Frank Thomas.

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Statesville firefighters are based in Columbus, while electric crews traveled to New Bern. The deployed firefighters are Matt Harpe, Lt. Brent Jones, Justin Yox and Captain Jason Myrick.

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