Winter Weather Possible for Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative Service Area

January 7, 2015 - With a winter storm possibly in the forecast, Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative is busy making preparations. We encourage you to also prepare now for the possibility of weather-related problems. We urge everyone to make necessary preparations including:
    Be sure you have an ample supply of firewood, blankets, non-perishable foods and water.
    If you or someone in your household is dependent upon life support, have an alternate power source available or identify a location you can move to that has an alternate power source.
    Check backup generators for proper operations and remember to carefully follow generator safety precautions including NOT operating a generator indoors.
    Above all, we want to ask you to be safe - STAY AWAY FROM ALL DOWNED LINES. Consider them all to be live and dangerous. Call DETEC at 1-800-392-5986 to report downed lines and outages.

Should outages be experienced, our crews will be working to restore power as quickly and safely as possible.

Please report all outages, by calling: 1-800-392-5986