LG&E, KU crews head to aid Florida utility crews

Updated: Sep. 7, 2017 at 5:59 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - As Hurricane Irma closes in on Florida, utility workers have headed south to help restore power.

This morning, nearly 190 LG&E and KU employees and line technicians left from LG&E's operations center.

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When they arrive in Florida, they'll join up with Duke Florida and Florida Power and Light crews in the Gainesville area as they wait to see where they are needed.

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