EDISON - Jersey Central Power and Light officials say power has been restored to 10,000 customers in Ocean County this afternoon.

A JCP&L spokesperson says a failed breaker at the South Lakewood substation caused the outage. The substation serves the Lakewood, Jackson and Toms River areas.

Officials say the power will be restored by the end of the day to the remaining 1,000 customers.

For the latest power outage information, go to the JCP&L website.