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Re: power issues for manhattan/telco-hotels

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Wed Sep 12 06:50:59 2001

On Tue, 11 September 2001, Jim Mercer wrote:
> anyone have any idea if power is being restored, or if the facilites running
> through 60 hudson, 25 broadway, etc al are at the mercy of existing diesel
> supplies?

25 Broadway is on generator.  Supposedly they have 48 hours of fuel.  I
haven't heard about 60 Hudson or 111 8th Ave.

> like they are gonna let a diesel tanker just pull into town to top everyone up.

>From my experience during Hurricane Andrew, it doesn't matter if you have
"priority" service contracts for diesel delivery.  Hospitals get first call
on any diesel.  ISPs aren't even on the list.