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Dec 13, 2014

05:28:30 GMT--Power Outage - North-America - USA



EDIS Number: PW-20141213-46317-USA

Date / time: 13/12/2014 05:27:06 [UTC]

Event: Power Outage

Area: North-America

Country: USA

State/County: State of New Jersey

Location: Jersey City

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: N/A

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: 10000 person(s)

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: Heavy



Description:



A number of power outages, affecting thousands of customers, are being reported in Downtown Jersey City, PSE and G is reporting on its online outage map. Three outages along Marin Boulevard, one on Warren Street, one near Hamilton Park, one near the water on York Street and others to the west have left more than 10,000 customers without power. The outages have disrupted PATH service. PATH is reporting on its website that service from World Trade Center to Journal Square is suspended. Service is operating from Journal Square to Newark. Officials from PSE and G did not immediately return calls for answers on the cause of the outages. A breaking news alert stated at 9:53 p.m. that the outage was due to a problem at the Morgan Street switch substation and that repairs were in progress. A Jersey City Medical Center spokesman said the Downtown hospital has not been affected.




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