More than 25K without power in N.J. after substation issue

More than 25,000 homes and businesses are without power in several towns scattered across the state after a Jersey Central Power & Light substation issue, officials said.

Most of the outages are in Morris County with nearly 15,000 without lights. Power should be restored in about an hour, JCP&L spokesman Scott Surgeoner said by phone at about 6:40 a.m.

PSE&G also has about 6,500 customers in the dark as of 6:40 a.m.

The majority of the affected PSE&G customers are in Bergen, Essex and Passaic.

The JCP&L issue occurred around 5:30 a.m.

“We’re trying to determine the cause of the …read more

Source: NJ.com Bergen

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