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PSE&G : Downed wires should always be considered “live”

Linwood Ave at Washington Township Boarder Shut Down due to Fallen Tree Monday

file photo by Boyd Loving

PSE&G Statewide and Bergen County Update

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, PSE&G state wide storm update as of 4pm December 25th :

Strong winds and hazardous gusts throughout PSE&G’s service territory caused downed trees, branches and wires. As of 4 p.m., approximately 5,800 of our 2.3 million customers were without service. The majority of those customers are in Bergen County.

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Ridgewood Parks and Shade Tree Divisions, along with the Streets Division, are working to remove the downed trees from the streets

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photos by Boyd Loving

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Parks and Shade Tree Divisions, along with the Streets Division, are working diligently to remove the downed trees from the streets.  They will continue to work during the day and into the evening, until all streets have been cleared.  CAUTION: ALWAYS ASSUME ANY WIRE ON THE GROUND IS LIVE AND STAY AWAY!  CALL PSE&G AND IDENTIFY ITS LOCATION SO THAT THEY CAN SEND SOMEONE TO CHECK IT.  Downed trees which are caught in wires will be attended to after PSE&G has determined whether or not the wires are live.

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