Thousands remain without power in Monmouth, Ocean counties

Hundreds of thousands of people all around New Jersey remain without power, including Monmouth and Ocean counties.

News 12 Staff

Aug 5, 2020, 10:18 AM

Updated 1,350 days ago

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Hundreds of thousands of people all around New Jersey remain without power, including Monmouth and Ocean counties.
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Around Route 9 in Howell, there are no lights or air conditioners for thousands.
According to JCP&L, Monmouth County still has 160,000 of its customers without power. That’s more than 55% of its service area with Howell, Middletown, Marlboro and Freehold all having more than 10,000 customers affected.
Ocean County has more than 125,000 customers without power. That’s just under 50% of the customers it serves. Brick, Toms River and Forked River were hit especially hard.
Gov. Phil Murphy is scheduled to tour Jackson Township later this morning.


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