Nearly 1.5M without power in NJ

TRENTON - Nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses remain without electricity in the wake of Sandy.

Utility crews have restored electricity to more than 1.1 million customers.

Public Service Electric & Gas says it could take until next week before it finishes restoring service to its remaining 692,000 customers.

Jersey Central Power & Light has 709,830 homes and businesses without electricity. Most are in Monmouth and Ocean counties.

Atlantic City Electric is working to reconnect 42,292 customers.

Orange & Rockland is reporting 468,700 outages in the two northern New Jersey counties that it serves.

JCP&L customers: If you have a downed power line or another hazardous situation call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) immediately.

PSE&G customers: If you lose power, first check your fuse and/or circuit breaker box and main breaker if appropriate. If that is not the problem, and your neighbors also have no power, call PSE&G at 1-800-436 7734.

Orange and Rockland customers: To be sure the outage is reported, please call O&R toll-free at 1-877-434-4100 to let O&R know what happened. Hurricane Resources NJ Dual DopplerNews 12 Traffic and Weather LIVEWATCH NEWS 12 LIVE NOW

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