Pennsylvania: Power Should Be Restored Soon

According to CBS News, ” the following power outages remain as a result of Hurricane Sandy in Pa., NJ and Delaware.

November 2, 2012:

PECO: 110,000 (next update is mid-morning)
-Bucks County: 62,500…Most Bucks County outages are in Bristol, Northampton, and Falls
-Montgomery County: 36,000
-Chester County: 5,000
-Delaware County: 3,500
-Philadelphia County: 3,000

JCP&L: 706,176
-Burlington County: 6,536
-Mercer County: 8,744
-Ocean County: 131,487

Delmarva: 842
PPL: 100,956
PSE&G: 692,000
AC Electric: Less than 36,216

AC Electric: Atlantic City Electric has restored power to about 80 percent of customers left without power after Hurricane Sandy. At the height of the storm, about 220,000 customers were without service. Currently, there are fewer than 43,000 customers without power: 14,000 on the mainland and 29,000 in barrier island communities.

The Bristolowship Council Released The following press- release:
”       At 11:56am 11/02/2012, PECO reports there are 7,865 customers without power in BRISTOL TWP. PECO expects 80% of their customers will have power restored by midnight Friday, with the remaining power being restored by Wednesday.

  • While supplies last, bottled water and Meals Ready to Eat (MRE’s) are available to residents of Bristol Township, Bristol Borough and surrounding communities who have been without power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. They will be available outside the Bristol Township Senior Center from 8AM to 6PM Friday, 11/2/12, and Saturday and Sunday, 11/3/12 and 11/4/12, from 9AM to 3PM. The senior center is located in the Municipal Complex at 2501 Bath Road. Food will be distributed until supplies run out.
  • The American Red Cross is operating an emergency shelter and warming station at the Benjamin Franklin Middle School located at 6401 Mill Creek Road. This facility has showers. The shelter at the Bristol Township Community/Senior Center is now closed.
  • The Bristol Township Emergency Operations Center will continue to operate until the State of Emergency Disaster is officially over. The EOC’s phone number is (267) 812-2930.
  • Please contact your Homeowner’s Insurance Carrier immediately to initiate a claim for any property damage, if you have not already done so.
  • Residents are warned to be careful of unscrupulous contractors taking advantage of residents and price gauging during this stressful time! Ask the contractor to see a copy of his Bristol Township and/or Pennsylvania Contractor’s License before you agree to have any work done.
  • If you are fortunate enough to have power, please tune to Cable channel 22 and view the Bristol Township website for updated information. Residents are also urged to like the Bristol Township Police Department’s Facebook page for the latest information.”
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