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LUS arrives in North Carolina for Hurricane Florence

Posted: 4:59 PM, Sep 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-13 17:59:34-04

Lafayette Utilities System has arrived in North Carolina to help out local communities there should they lose power.

In a video on Facebook, ElectriCities of NC posted a video of LUS truck riding into the region ahead of Hurricane Florence.

Mutual Aid at its Best

Here they come! THIS is mutual aid at its best. Thanks to Lafayette Utilities System (LUS) and all of the other utilities who are sending crews to help out our member communities. #PublicPower #MutualAid #HurricaneFlorence #ThankALineworker

Posted by ElectriCities of NC on Thursday, September 13, 2018

“Here they come! This is mutual aid at its best. Thanks to Lafayette Utilities System (LUS) and all of the other utilities who are sending crews to help out our member communities,” the post on Facebook stated.

Numerous other groups from Louisiana and Acadiana have made the trip to the Carolinas to assist as Florence moves closer to shore.

Today Acadian Companies shared a photo of their 16 ambulance vehicles and 38 employees in South Carolina.

KATC’s Josh Meny will have more on the effort to help as Florence comes ashore tonight at 6:00 pm on KATC