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Water and Ice Available Free of Charge to Jersey Central Power & Light Customers Without Power; Round-the-Clock Restoration Efforts Continue in New Jersey

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) who remain without power from Hurricane Sandy can pick up water and ice free of charge as storm restoration efforts continue.

The water and ice distribution is being coordinated with county offices of emergency management. Customers in Burlington, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex and Union counties can go to the following locations:

Burlington County
Acme Shopping Market
18 Broadway Street
Browns Mills, NJ
9 AM5 PM
Water & ice on site

Essex County
Millburn High School
426 Millburn Avenue
Millburn, NJ
8 AM5 PM
Water & ice on site

Hunterdon County
Route 12 County Complex
Building 1
314 State Highway 12
Flemington, NJ
8 AM8 PM
Water & ice on site

Mercer County
East Windsor Fire Station
68 Twin Rivers Drive
East Windsor, NJ
8 AM8 PM
Water & ice on site

Middlesex County
Middlesex County OEM
1001 Fire Academy Drive
Sayreville, NJ
9 AM6 PM
Water & ice on site

Monmouth County
Holy Family Church
910 Rt. 36
Hazlet, NJ
7 AM7 PM
Water & ice on site

Circle Factory Outlets
1407 Atlantic Avenue
Wall, NJ
7 AM7 PM
Water & ice on site

Monmouth Park
175 Oceanport Avenue
Oceanport, NJ
7 AM7 PM
Water & ice on site

Morris County
Morris Public Safety & Training Academy
500 West Hanover Avenue
Parsippany, NJ
7 AM9 PM
Water and ice on site
(ice available beginning at 10 AM)

Ocean County
Brick Township High School
300 Chambers Bridge Road
Brick, NJ
8 AM7:30 PM
Water and ice on site

Berkeley Township Recreation Facility
630 Rt. 9
Bayville, NJ
Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM4 PM
Saturday and Sunday: 9 AM4 PM
Water and ice on site (ice available beginning at 12 PM)

Passaic County
Wanaque First Aid Squad
5 Melrose Avenue
Wanaque, NJ
10 AM6 PM
Water and ice on site

Somerset County
County OEM Training Facility
402 Roycefield Road
Hillsborough, NJ
8 AM8 PM
Water and ice on site

Sussex County
Sussex Community College
1 College Road (off Plotts Road)
Newton, NJ
9 AM6 PM
Water and ice on site

Union County
Springfield Recreation Center
30 Church Mall (off of Morris Avenue)
Springfield, NJ
10 AM6 PM
Ice on site

JCP&L reminds customers to exercise safety and stay away from downed power lines.  Customers are asked to report outages at 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) immediately.  The more people who call, the faster JCP&L can pinpoint the locations to send crews for repairs.

For updated information on the company's current outages, FirstEnergy's storm restoration process and tips for staying safe, customers are urged to visit the 24/7 Power Center at www.firstenergycorp.com/outages or follow JCP&L on Twitter @JCP_L and Facebook at www.facebook.com/JCPandL for the latest information.

JCP&L is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE).  JCP&L serves 1.1 million customers in the counties of Burlington, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren. 

FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence.  Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia.  Its generation subsidiaries control more than 20,000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal, non-emitting nuclear, natural gas, hydro, pumped-storage hydro and other renewables.  Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp.

SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.

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