Essential Energy crews head to bushfire affected areas of NSW

ESSENTIAL Energy crews from Tamworth, Moree and Quirindi are helping to restore power to homes and businesses in bushfire affected parts of the state.

Approximately 70 percent of the bushfire affected area has now been flown by helicopter and over 200 power poles have been destroyed and will require replacing.

In addition, it’s expected that a large number of power poles still standing will also require replacing due to fire damage.

For more information customers can call 13 20 80.