Published: Nov 08, 2012 2:54 PM EST

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla.- FPL restoration workers continue to help utility companies in the Northeast restore power to millions who lost electric service in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

FPL crews were out repairing downed lines in a snowstorm working to get the lights back on in South Orange, N.J. on Wednesday.

FPL has sent more than 1,000 employees and contractors to assist the Northeast recovery effort. 

FPL Lineman Jeff Wasson from Sarasota is pictured here.