Decatur REMC responds to hurricane relief effort

first_imgGreensburg, In. — The Decatur County REMC is joining several other cooperatives to send 60 line workers into the hurricane Irma region. The crews and equipment will leave Tuesday to deploy in the state of Georgia.The crews will work two week shifts until power is restored.“We take care of needs at home first, but our crews are eager to help those in need,” said Brett Abplanalp, CEO of Decatur County REMC. “They take tremendous pride in representing Decatur County REMC and the state of Indiana, and the co-op family. They represent us well with how hard, professionally and safely they work.”The Indiana electric cooperative mutual aid program is coordinated by Indiana Electric Cooperative’s training and safety department.The Decatur County REMC has more than 6,300 members in Decatur, Ripley, Jennings, Bartholomew, Franklin and Rush Counties with more than 1,000 miles of lines.last_img read more