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.

Connect with the companies online: www.firstenergycorp.com

On Twitter:
@OhioEdison 
@IlluminatingCo 
@ToledoEdison 
@Met_Ed 
@Penelec 
@Penn_Power 
@W_Penn_Power 
@JCP_L 
@MonPowerWV 
@PotomacEdison

On Facebook:
www.Facebook.com/OhioEdison 
www.Facebook.com/ToledoEdison 
www.Facebook.com/IlluminatingCo 
www.Facebook.com/MetEdElectric 
www.Facebook.com/PenelecElectric 
www.Facebook.com/PennPower 
www.Facebook.com/WestPennPower 
www.Facebook.com/JCPandL

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

/PRNewswire -- Jan. 22, 2016/