Nearly 180 semi-trailer trucks loaded with transmission equipment are on the way.
Laura pounded the Gulf Coast with heavy wind and torrential rain, unleashing a wall of seawater on cities in its path.
Twelve employees with the Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) left on Thursday morning to make their way to Lafayette, Louisiana.
Florida utilities also have sent crews to help restore electricity in the region.
They want people in the path of Hurricane Laura to know they’re not alone.
"It is reported to have a potency 10,000 times greater than morphine," the Sheriff's Office advised.
Looks like a police horse in Louisiana has made the "nice list" this holiday season.