LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Thousands of Jersey Central Power & Light customers lost power Tuesday evening.
At one point, over 10,000 customers were without service in Ocean County.
— Lakewood News Network (@LakewoodNewsNet) February 9, 2021
The outage lasted for about an hour and a half.
Service was restored to the majority of customers around 8 p.m.
A spokesperson said the outage appeared to be caused by an issue with a circuit breaker. Crews were in the process of making repairs at a substation in Lakewood.
To view the latest information on outages and estimated restoration times, visit outages.firstenergycorp.com/nj.html.
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