For Immediate Release
LANDING, N.J. (June 8, 2016) - Atlantic City Electric (ACE) is working
diligently to restore service to customers that lost power due to the severe
thunderstorms that affected the company's service territory this afternoon.
Since the onset of
the storms, ACE crews have restored service to nearly 10,000 customers. Atlantic
City Electric will work around the clock to restore service to all remaining
customers currently without power. In addition to internal crews, ACE has
overhead line contractors assisting in the restoration effort.
Heavy rain can
saturate soil causing trees already weakened by today's storms to fall onto
power lines and equipment which may cause additional outages.
Customers are asked to please
report any outages and to stay away from any downed wires.? To report outages
and/or downed wires, please call 1-800-833-7476, follow the prompts, and please
ask for a call back to confirm that power has been restored. Outages also may
be reported through atlanticcityelectric.com or through the company's
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