MORRISTOWN, NJ - Charging and cooling centers remain open as residents in the Morristown, Morris Township and Morris Plains area currently are without power.
In Morristown, outside cell phone charging stations are available at Morristown Town Hall until 4:30pm
In Morris Township, charging stations will be open today at the Fairchild and Woodland Firehouses until 8pm and the Hillside Firehouse until 5pm
In Morris Plains, the Community Center will be open again today from 10:00 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. for cooling and device charging. This will continue until power is restored. Please remember to practice social distancing and bring masks if possible, if not one will be provided. Temperatures will also be taken prior to entering the Community Center.
Morris Plains Mayor Jason Karr, joins Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty in expressing his unhappiness with the storm response from JCP&L.
"I have been in contact with Mikie Sherrill’s office, Governor Murphy’s office, Assemblyman Weber’s office, JCP&L representatives and local leaders regarding the lack of response", said Mayor Karr to residents. "After many conversations with these state and local leaders we now have a JCP&L representative assessing damage in the Borough with repairs hopefully soon.To register a complaint with the BPU (Board of Public Utilities) you can call their Customer Assistance helpline at (800)624-0241 or (609)341-9188".
For updated information on current outages, FirstEnergy’s storm restoration process and tips for staying safe, visit the 24/7 Power Center at www.firstenegycorp.com/outages .
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