PSEG: 'Could take 1-3 weeks for full power restoration'

(AP) - New Jersey's largest utility is tellingcustomers to prepare for potentially long power outages asHurricane Irene approaches.PSE&G president Ralph LaRossa says the utility will

TRENTON - (AP) - New Jersey's largest utility is tellingcustomers to prepare for potentially long power outages asHurricane Irene approaches.

PSE&G president Ralph LaRossa says the utility will have about6,000 employees to help get power back up.

But in a letter to customers, he warns that "full powerrestoration" for everyone could take between one and three weeks. LaRossa says heavy rain could also result in gas outages.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Two apartment buildings on West St. George Avenue 1 Residents allowed back home after suspicious device found in Linden
Fire at apartment complex leaves one man dead 2 Fire at apartment complex leaves one man dead
Tractor-trailer accident shuts down northbound lanes of Route 3 Tractor-trailer accident causes problems on Route 17 in Paramus
Possible human remains were found at the site 4 Possible human remains found at site of new Rutgers building
Two apartment buildings on West St. George Avenue 5 Residents allowed back home after suspicious device found in Linden

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE