Free Water and Ice Available to JCP&L Customers Without Power

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Jan. 24, 2017 -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) utility crews, assisted by personnel from other FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) utilities and local contractors, continue working to restore service to about 500 customers who remain without power after strong winds and heavy rain moved through the region late Sunday night and early Monday morning. 

JCP&L customers who remain without power can pick up water and ice free of charge at the following locations:

  • Acme Markets, 18 Broadway Rd., Browns Mills
  • Acme Markets, 576 River Rd., Fair Haven
  • Acme Markets, 3241 Rt. 9, Freehold
  • Acme Markets, 616 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft
  • Acme Markets, 507 Prospect Ave., Little Silver
  • Acme Markets, 3505 Rt. 9, Old Bridge
  • Acme Markets, Rt. 35 & Washington Ave., Ortley Beach
  • Acme Markets, 990 Shrewsbury Ave., Tinton Falls
  • Acme Markets, 2007 Rt. 35, Wall Township
  • Shop-Rite, 427-429 Atlantic City Blvd., Bayville
  • Shop-Rite 260 County Line Rd., Jackson
  • Shop-Rite, 328 US Hwy. 9, Lanoka Harbor
  • Shop-Rite, Manchester Plaza, Rt. 70, Lakehurst
  • Shop-Rite, 860 Fischer Blvd., Toms River
  • Shop-Rite, 100 Town Center Blvd., Waretown
  • Saker Shop-Rite, 3140 Rd. 35 S, Hazlet
  • Saker Shop-Rite, Rt. 37 W, Toms River
  • Saker Shop-Rite, 4594 Rt. 9 S, Howell
  • Saker Shop-Rite, 2200 Rt. 66, Neptune
  • Saker Shop-Rite, 319 Rt. 130 N, Hightstown
  • Saker Shop-Rite, 3585 Rt. 9, Freehold
  • Saker Shop-Rite, 2909 Washington Rd., Parlin
  • Saker Shop-Rite, Rt. 36 & Rt. 71, West Long Branch
  • Saker Shop-Rite, 1361 Hwy. 35, Middletown
  • Saker Shop-Rite, 2433 Rt. 34, Manasquan
  • Saker Shop-Rite, 1801 Rt. 35, Wall Township
  • Saker Shop-Rite, 3585 Hwy. 9, Freehold
  • Saker Shop-Rite, 668 Rt. 70, Brick
  • Saker Shop-Rite, 280 Rt. 9 N, Morganville
  • Saker Shop-Rite, 318 Lloyd Rd., Aberdeen
  • Food Circus, 1732 Rt. 35, Wall Township
  • Food Circus, 9 Rt. 36, Atlantic Highlands
  • Food Circus, 362 Broad St., Red Bank
  • Food Circus, 2204 Rt. 35 & Sea Girt Ave., Sea Girt
  • Food Circus, 426 Rt. 36, Port Monmouth

JCP&L currently anticipates that the remaining customers without power will be restored by late this evening.  Approximately 55,000 JCP&L customers were originally affected by the storm, with the hardest hit areas in Monmouth, Ocean and Burlington counties.

Customers who are without power are encouraged to call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) to report their outage or click the "Report Outage" link on www.firstenergycorp.com.  Customers should immediately report downed wires to 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) or their local police or fire department.  Customers should never go near a downed power line, even if they think it is no longer carrying electricity.  Extra caution should be exercised in areas where downed wires may be tangled in downed tree branches or other debris.

For additional information, follow JCP&L on Twitter @JCP_L, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JCPandL, or online at www.jcp-l.com.



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