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Illawarra - power line inspections

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Endeavour Energy says we can expect to see their inspection choppers in our skies in the coming weeks.

Endeavour Energy’s General Manager of Operations Scott Ryan, says they'll inspect 163,000 power poles in bushfire prone areas this year, to keep the community safe and the network reliable over summer. Mr Ryan said the patrol helicopters, fitted with specialised equipment, will be flying between 200 and 400 metres above the ground, at a speed of about 40-kilometres per hour.

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