Customers 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 . In addition, customers should immediately report downed wires to their electric company or local police or fire department. Never go near a downed power line, even if you think it's no longer carrying electricity, and don't try to remove trees or tree limbs from power lines. Wait for utility crews to arrive.
For updated information on the company's current outages, FirstEnergy's storm restoration process and tips for staying safe, visit the 24/7 Power Center at www.firstenergycorp.com/outages . JCP&L customers can find the latest information on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JCPandL. FirstEnergy operating companies will also provide updates via Twitter:
- JCP&L: @JCP_L
- Met-Ed: @Met_Ed
- Potomac Edison: @PotomacEdison
- Mon Power: @MonPowerWV
- The Illuminating Company: @IlluminatingCo
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.