ComEd Joint Operations Center
Date: Saturday, January 12, 2013 @ 16:32:51 CST
Topic: EMA News

The Stephenson County Emergency Management Agency is working in conjunction with Commonwealth Edison to set up a Joint Operations Center should there be a major power outage in the Freeport Service area.  The Freeport Service Area covers Stephenson, Jo Daviess, Carroll and parts of Ogle County.   

A major power outage is defined by having 20% of the customers in that area without power for a period longer than 3 hours.   

The mission of the Joint Operations Center is to provide a direct connection for the governmental units in the effected area with Com Ed representatives.    The purpose of the Joint Operation Center deals with “life safety issues” in the effected area. 

This article comes from Stephenson County Emergency Management Agency

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