|Fairpoint Communications Support|
Friday, Dec. 21, approximately 9 a.m.: Forty foot white birch crushes utility and phone lines in 30+mph wind gusts. Sparks aflying, white flames aflaming. Initial report made to National Grid.
Friday, Dec. 21, approximately 4 p.m.: Plea to National Grid. "This is no joke -- Utility Line Massacre. Request reinforcments."
Saturday, Dec. 22, approximately 1 p.m.: National Grid calvary arrives. Repairs line. "That other line ain't ours -- phone company's." "Do you notify them?" "No."
Saturday, Dec. 22, approximately 1:30 p.m.: Call to Fairpoint Communications Support. "How Can We Help?" -- "By sending in the Navy Seala to rescue your line, about 200 feet of which is on the ground awaiting snow plow blades and about 1/8 mile of which is, shall we say, "hanging low" over the road." "We're on it. Dispatch made."
Wednesday, Dec. 26, approximately 11 a.m.: Fairpoint repair truck rounds the bend and gets to work.
Wednesday, Dec. 26, noon: Everything is going to be allllllll righhht!!! Another chapter in the December 21, 2012 Utility Line Massacre comes to a close. Life is good.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Fairpoint Communications to the Rescue!
Posted by Bob Mayo at 12/26/2012 12:36:00 PM