For Immediate Release
MAYS LANDING, N.J. - Atlantic
City Electric crews are out assessing damage and making repairs after severe
storms moved through the region and left more than 250,000 customers without
power Tuesday evening. Crews will work through the night as they begin
restoring service to customers who lost power as severe thunderstorms brought
high winds, lightning and intense rain.
is still being assessed, but several high-voltage transmission lines were
affected. In addition to internal crews, Atlantic City Electric has contractors
available. The company has also requested mutual assistance crews to assist in
the restoration effort.
Safety is our No. 1
priority. We urge our customers to stay clear of working crews and
any wires hanging loose from
poles or lying on the ground. Customers should always assume that downed wires
are energized and avoid them.
can report outages by calling 1-800-833-7476, visiting atlanticcityelectric.com
or through our mobile app, available for download at atlanticcityelectric.com/mobile
app. It is important that customers report their outages and request a call
back to verify their power has been restored.
Customers need to be prepared for the possibility
of service interruptions and should check their emergency supply kits. Tips on
preparing for a storm can be found on our website, atlanticcityelectric.com. The
storm center at atlanticcityelectric.com highlights important information for
customers through all stages of the restoration effort and allows them to
easily report and track outages.
Ahead for Customers
For more information about Atlantic City Electric, visit www.atlanticcityelectric.com. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atlanticcityelectric and
on Twitter at www.twitter.com/acelecconnect. Our mobile app is
available at www.atlanticcityelectric.com/mobileapp.