WESTBROOK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- As of Tuesday morning, Central Maine Power reports 92,935 customers without power.
"This storm is a very serious storm and this is sort of among the larger storms that we've ever seen," stated CMP spokesperson John Carroll. "This is a major storm. It is going to take us days, certainly days and days, to put this all back together."
Carroll says approximately 280,000 customers lost power during tropical storm Irene - nearly half of the homes and businesses CMP delivers power to.
The company has over a thousand employees working working in the field and in service centers on the restoration effort.