Water and Ice Available to Jersey Central Power & Light Customers Without Power
Round-the-Clock Restoration Efforts Continue in New Jersey
MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) who remain without power from Hurricane Sandy can pick up water and ice free of charge as storm restoration efforts continue.
The water and ice distribution is being coordinated with county offices of emergency management. The first two locations are in Hunterdon and Middlesex counties. More locations will be added. Customers can go to the following locations:
Route 12 County Complex
314 State Highway 12
8AM - 6PM
Middlesex County OEM
1001 Fire Academy Drive
9AM - 6PM
JCP&L reminds customers to exercise safety to stay away from downed power lines. Customers are asked to report outages at 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) immediately. The more people who call, the faster JCP&L can pinpoint the locations to send crews for repairs.
For updated information on the company's current outages, FirstEnergy's storm restoration process and tips for staying safe, customers are urged to visit the 24/7 Power Center at www.firstenergycorp.com/outages. Or follow JCP&L on Twitter @JCP_L and Facebook at www.facebook.com/JCPandL for the latest information.
JCP&L is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE). JCP&L serves 1.1 million customers in the counties of Burlington, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren.
FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia. Its generation subsidiaries control more than 20,000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal, non-emitting nuclear, natural gas, hydro, pumped-storage hydro and other renewables. Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp.
SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.