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Jones County E.O.C. still under repair after lightning strike

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

Software engineers and technicians worked diligently to get things repaired at the Jones County Emergency Operations Center Friday

Crews worked on the microwave tower that allows the center to communicate with volunteer firefighters and other emergency services. E.O.C officials are hopeful that the tower will be restored by nightfall.

The building was hit by lightning Thursday morning disrupting many of the electronics at the center.

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