All media interested in news about power outages in any FirstEnergy utility company territory during this weekend's major winter storm should call the company's media hotline at (888) 233-3583.  This number is staffed 24/7.

This service will put you in touch with media representatives from any FirstEnergy utility, including Jersey Central Power and Light, Potomac Edison, Mon Power and Met-Ed, where the storm is anticipated to bring the most severe weather.

FirstEnergy utilities include: Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison in Ohio; Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed), Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), Pennsylvania Power (Penn Power), and West Penn Power in Pennsylvania; Mon Power in West Virginia; Potomac Edison in Maryland; and Jersey Central Power & Light in New Jersey.

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Media contact is: Chris Eck, 888-233-3583

/PRNewswire -- Jan. 22, 2016/