Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative linemen get orders from a supervisor at a Hatteras Island substation where generators are running after a construction crew cut the power cable that supplies Hatteras Island with electricity, Saturday, July 29, 2017. The men were to man the generators and monitor fuel and discharge rates to keep local residents out of the dark.
Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative linemen get orders from a supervisor at a Hatteras Island substation where generators are running after a construction crew cut the power cable that supplies Hatteras Island with electricity, Saturday, July 29, 2017. The men were to man the generators and monitor fuel and discharge rates to keep local residents out of the dark. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative linemen get orders from a supervisor at a Hatteras Island substation where generators are running after a construction crew cut the power cable that supplies Hatteras Island with electricity, Saturday, July 29, 2017. The men were to man the generators and monitor fuel and discharge rates to keep local residents out of the dark. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com

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