City, County Prepare for Snow, Offer Important Information for Residents
Friday, December 13, 2013 • 4:37pm
SUMMIT, NJ - As Another winter storm is scheduled to dump varying amounts of snow into the Summit area on Saturday, both the Summit Department of Public Works and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders are preparing, while also reminding residents of important winter weather safety information.
There is always a possibility that heavy wet snow may accumulate on a tree limbs and wires causing isolated power outages. If this occurs, please remember to report an outage in immediately to your utility company so they can identify the location and coordinate crews to restore your power. Below are numbers and contact info:
• PSE&G: 1-800-436-PSEG (7734)
• For customers of Elizabethtown Gas, to report gas leaks, odors and emergencies, call the 24-hour response line at 1-800-492-4009. For all other inquiries, residents should call the customer care center at 1-800-242-5830
Union County also remains under a “Code Blue” severe weather advisory for the homeless, to guide them to shelter. As always, please use 911 for emergencies only. If you see a problem on a county road, please call Union County Police at 908-654-9800 to report it.