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JEA will start cutting off power as grace period ends

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David Goldman
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AP
A worker is silhouetted against the setting sun as he works on a power line.

JEA will start cutting power to thousands of customers on Tuesday.

That’s because the freeze on late fees and disconnections expired on Sunday. A JEA spokesperson said in a statement sent to News4JAX that as of Sunday morning, 3,948 customers are facing disconnection this week.

According to JEA, the temporary disconnections will be staggered starting with customers with debt dating back the furthest.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner News4Jax.