Nearly 1.5M without power in NJ

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

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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