From the Wires
Charging Stations, Water and Ice Available Free of Charge to Jersey Central Power & Light Customers Without Power
Round-the-Clock Restoration Efforts Continue in New Jersey
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 4, 2012 03:05 PM
MORRISTOWN, N.J., Nov. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) who remain without power from Hurricane Sandy can charge devices as well as pick up water and ice free of charge as storm restoration efforts continue.
The water and ice distribution and charging station availability are being coordinated with county offices of emergency management. Locations will be added as they become available. The following is a list of currently participating locations, along with the resources each has available:
JCP&L reminds customers to exercise safety and 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.
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