Power outage on Eglin East
By Samuel King Jr., Team Eglin Public Affairs
/ Published April 17, 2017
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --
The entire East side of the base will be without electricity April 22 for 12 hours.
The outage will last from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The shutdown is to convert to the base’s new power line and perform scheduled maintenance.
Operations and support missions will be impacted.
The fitness center will be closed all day including the 24/7 access and will reopen April 23 at 8 a.m.
Hangar 3 will also be closed. It will reopen April 24.
People who work on the East side of the base are encouraged to prepare or remove any refrigerated items to avoid spoilage.