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Out of state crews begin to arrive to assist CL&P

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Extra line crews that have been requested from out-of-state to assist Connecticut Light & Power with power restoration have started showing up in the state.

CL&P officials said the utility company requested 2,000 additional crews to assist the company in which could turn out to be a major power restoration event.

Crews are expected to be in place by Sunday afternoon and will be briefed and prepared in advance of Hurricane Sandy.

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