Downed tree causes power outage in Hackettstown and Independence Twp

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (Warren County) — More than 1,000 Jersey Central Power & Light customers were without power in Hackettstown and Independence Township on Sunday.

According to Jersey Central Power & Light spokesperson Ron Morano, a tree on Vail St in Hackettstown fell on power lines causing 1,044 customers to loose power at 5:15 p.m.

Service was restored to all customers around 8 p.m., Morano said.

If you’re still without power contact JCP&L at 1-888-544-4877.

By: Jay Edwards
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