Winter Storm

Thousands lose electricity

Dec 6, 2013
Terrell Bratek

Despite successful repairs in some areas, hundreds of Northeast Texas residents remain without power following Friday's ice storm.

Much of the region - including Commerce, Sulphur Springs, Paris and Bonham - is served by Oncor Electric Delivery. More than 2,500 Oncor employees and contractors have arrived in Texas to to enact emergency repairs.

"We have our employees and outside utilities and contractors positioned across our service territory, prepared to respond as soon as possible," said Oncor chief operating officer Jim Greer.