Florida Atlantic University is being used as a staging ground for Florida Power and Light crews as they work to restore power in South Florida.
BOCA RATON, Fla - Dozens of Florida Power and Light trucks and other utility crews are using Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton as a staging ground as they continue to restore power after Hurricane Irma.
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Trucks filled a back parking lot while they deploy for power restoration efforts.
FPL says it has a team of more than 21,000 people working to get power back online.
As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, the power company says 36 percent of its customers are without electricity in Palm Beach County, which is more than 250,000 customers.
Thirty-seven percent don't have power in Martin County, 26 percent are in the dark in St. Lucie County, 46 percent in Okeechobee County and 24 percent in Indian River County.
FPL expects to have power restored to everyone in our area by the end of the weekend.