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Roll Call: If you live in Moore County NC, are you OK?

Asked by LadyMarissa (13497points) 1 month ago

Unless I missed it, I’ve seen nobody asking about the attack on the substations in Moore County, NC. As of this afternoon, 1 out of ever 3 people living in that county have no electricity & it appears that it will be Thursday at the earliest before things can be repaired. Temps there were in the lower 30’s when this happened on Sunday. I think I heard that about 65% of the residents are over 65. They are beginning to get some shelters opened to assist those affected. My thought is…how is anybody to know about the shelters with no phone, computer, or TV? I only know of 2 jellies who live in NC & 1 shouldn’t be affected due to her location. The other, I don’t know where he lives, but I see that he has been responding to posts here recently, so assuming that he is OK. I really HATE assuming anything.

Time for a roll call even if it takes a couple of days to be able to respond.

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Tropical_Willie's avatar

Checking in—-I’m okay, we are two hour drive away.

Wife’s boss lives in Moore County, no power. She ran her generator Saturday and Sunday then ran out of gas last night; now waiting on Propane delivery.

Thanks for asking @LadyMarissa

LadyMarissa's avatar

^^ :-) Now I can stop assuming!!! I know that area is relatively close to Fort Bragg & from things that you’ve said, I thought you might be a little bit closer. Just glad you are OK!!! We weren’t as cold here yesterday & my house was chilly even with heat. I wouldn’t want to have to do 2 days without any heat!!! Plus, it’s been raining so the humidity is up which makes the cold feel colder.

RayaHope's avatar

This is nice of you @LadyMarissa to ask about this. I had no idea this even happened. Why would someone do such a thing?

Tropical_Willie's avatar

@RayaHope FBI is looking into right wing anti LGBTQ !

Against “Downtown Divas” drag show; may have been target and all of the rest of the county.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/social-media-theory-persists-north-carolina-power-outage-rcna60236

RayaHope's avatar

^^ OMFG!! Sorry for my language but this is so far out of hand I can’t take this insanity any longer. I’m going to bed…

LadyMarissa's avatar

Thank you @Tropical_Willie for the link. I had heard that today but not had time to research it. I was hoping that it was just one of those wild rumors & NOT the truth!!!

chyna's avatar

@RayaHope Language!

Hehe

Tropical_Willie's avatar

Power should be back for everyone by Thursday night, midnight.

chyna's avatar

Hopefully sooner.

Tropical_Willie's avatar

@chyna They currently are down to only 1200 customers without power; down from 45,000 on Sunday.

Blackwater_Park's avatar

This is not over unfortunately. This was done by people who knew exactly what they were doing. Not crazy uncle jimbo the conspiracy nut.

Tropical_Willie's avatar

Not Jimbo but wack job fright-wingers with an agenda against LGBTQ ! They stopped a Drag Show in the county and in the end may have killed one or more people because of the power outage and low temps.

RayaHope's avatar

^^ Apparently they don’t seem to care about who they hurt or even KILL as long as they can push their IDIOTIC agenda!

Tropical_Willie's avatar

Yuppers . . . . Fright-wingers !

LadyMarissa's avatar

@Tropical_Willie I heard rumors today that they think they have a person(s) of interest & are working on obtaining a subpoena(s). Supposedly, they found some important evidence…any truth???

Tropical_Willie's avatar

They are using cell phone tracking from people that were in the area at the time of incident ! Whoops left they left their phones on and own high powered rifles and maybe members of radical right wing groups (and love Trump also anything right wing Bizarrooo) !

LadyMarissa's avatar

^^Thanks. Not as promising as I was hoping, but better than nothing!!!

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