Hundreds Without Power in Little Silver
Transformers to blame for outage affecting more than 400
Hundreds of residents are without power in Little Silver in a widespread outage affecting Red Bank and Fair Haven as well.
Red Bank Police Capt. Darren McConnell said several transformers blew when today's storm rolled in but JCP&L is already on scene. Utility trucks were witnessed in the area of Prospect Avenue and Harding Road, in and around the borough's borders with Little Silver and Fair Haven.
The captain and JCP&L had no estimate as to when power may be restored but he did not anticipate the outage lasting well into the evening.
There are a reported 438 customers without power in Little Silver. Almost 700 residents are without power in Red Bank and 382 in Fair Haven, as of 4:30 p.m. JCP&L does not report any outages in Oceanport.
Those without power should not contact the police. Instead, report the outage to JCP&L online by clicking here or call 1-888-544-4877.