CLARK, NJ - Tropical Storm Isaias blew through town Tuesday uprooting trees, causing power lines to fall, transformers to blow and giving Clark’s Police, Fire, Volunteer Emergency Squad and Public Works Departments more than a day’s work.

New Jersey remains under a state of emergency meaning motorist are to stay off the streets due to numerous road closures.

As of 6:20 p.m., 1,884 customers in town are without power, according to PSE&G's outage map. Click here to report a power outage or call the utility at 1-800-436-PSEG (7734). The utility reminds customers to stay away from any fallen or compromised wires..

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Union County in a Tweet advised the public to only use 911 for life threatening emergencies so as not to overwhelm the system.

TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS: Residents are reminded to only use 911 for life-threatening emergencies so as to not overwhelm the system. Call your local police departments to report downed trees and power lines. Power outages should be reported directly to your power company, not to 911 pic.twitter.com/odABXto1ob

— County of Union, New Jersey (@countyofunionnj) August 4, 2020

Important numbers for departments and utilities serving Clark may be reached at:

  • Clark Police 732-388-3434
  • Elizabethtown Gas: 1-800-242-5830
  • Comcast: 1-800-266-2278
  • Verizon FiOS: 1-888-438-3467
  • New Jersey American Water: 1-800-272-1325

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