More than 2.4 million New Jersey customers were still without power this afternoon, including 224,423 in Bergen County, the state’s fourth-highest total.
Hudson was close behind, with 220,966, according to statistics released early this afternoon by the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management.
The leader was Middlesex County, in Central Jersey, with 273,407, followed by neighboring Monmouth (229,574) and Ocean (256,399) along the Shore.
Passaic County was largely spared, with only 94,876 reported customers without power.
No surprise that Salem (5,375), Gloucester (7,234) and Cumberland (8,085) combined would have still been by far the lowest total.
ABOVE : Personnel from PSE&G’s Gas Division investigate a natural gas leak caused when a shade tree fell in the 300 block of South Irving Street in Ridgewood this morning, knocking out power to more than two dozen customers on South Irving Street and Arden Court. Two homes sustained moderate damage. TEXT, PHOTO by Boyd A. Loving.
BELOW : Courtesy NJ OEM
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