Posts Tagged: Florida

#ThankALineman: KUA Celebrates Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 26, 2019 – Kissimmee Utility Authority proudly celebrates Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day today to honor the skilled brave men and women across the state who work in one of the nation’s most dangerous professions. In 2012, the Florida House of Representatives introduced a resolution honoring the men and women in Florida who… Read more »

Raccoon Knocks Out Power to Thousands in Kissimmee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., December 30, 2018 – A foraging raccoon triggered a widespread power outage in Kissimmee this afternoon, leaving 3,218 customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority without electricity for a half hour. The raccoon climbed onto a 13,200-volt piece of electrical equipment inside the utility’s Airport Substation at 1:38 p.m. Sunday, causing three primary feeder lines… Read more »