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The original item was published from 8/6/2020 8:01:00 AM to 8/11/2020 8:40:30 AM.

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Township of Hanover News

Posted on: August 6, 2020

[ARCHIVED] JCP&L Power Restoration Update

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Please find below a brief summary of the August 5th JCP&L’s (Jersey Central Power & Light) storm update:

  • Livingston Mall is being used as a storm central emergency center for our area
  • Staffing – increased staff line workers almost 10-fold from as far away as Kentucky
  • Initial 24 hours is referred to as the Assessment stage – review, identify and gauge the scope and then deploy resources
  • The immediate focus is to address transmission and fallen lines and restore service to emergency, hospitals and care facilities
  • Restoration of service activity now underway around the clock where feasible
  • Expectation majority of power throughout the state to be restored by the weekend

JCP&L System Status Report as of 18:00 8/05/20 (PDF)

For more storm updates visit JCP&L's website
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