Market Overview

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:

Hunterdon County
Route 12 County Complex         
Building 5                                      
314 State Highway 12              
Flemington, NJ  
8AM - 6PM

Middlesex County                                        
Middlesex County OEM                      
1001 Fire Academy Drive            
Sayerville, NJ
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  Or follow JCP&L on Twitter @JCP_L and Facebook at 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.

View Comments and Join the Discussion!