Fernandina Beach, Fla. – Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU) and Sharp Energy are monitoring the current projections of Tropical Depression Fred and preparing to respond around the clock as safely and quickly as possible in the event the storm impacts the Company’s service area. The Company is adjusting staffing and preparing electric, natural gas and propane personnel in Florida and in our other service areas outside of Florida to respond to any potential service interruptions that may result from heavy rain and high wind gusts from the storm.

Just as FPU and Sharp Energy prepare, the Company is asking its customers to have emergency plans in place for their families.

Customers should report servi