Wrangell takes stock of storm cleanup, possible disaster declaration
December 9, 2021
The borough is taking inventory of losses in the community to determine the total amount of damages for a possible disaster declaration after an unexpected windstorm on Nov. 30 knocked out power.
After initial power restoration to much of the community, it took nearly 48 hours to restore electricity to 90 households after the storm snapped off Southeast Alaska Power Agency poles just south of City Park.
"I was outside ready to pull the generator crank when the porch (light) came on!!!" wrote Mya DeLong early Thursday morning in the Wrangell Community Group on Facebook, when power to those r...