Nearly 2k without power in Toms River

     The JCP&L outage map as of 6:00 p.m.

    The JCP&L outage map as of 6:00 p.m.

    A power outage is impacting a western portion of Toms River early this evening.

    According to JCP&L, approximately 1,800 electric utility customers, or 4% of the municipal population, are without power as of 6 p.m. 

    The impacted area is west of the Garden State Parkway.

    About 25 customers, or 2% of the population, are without power in South Toms River.

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    Traffic lights on Route 37 west of the Garden State Parkway are not functioning, according to the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department.

    JCP&L is currently investigating and expects restoration by 9:00 p.m. 

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