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February 08, 2017

How to report electric outages, utility emergency in storm

Weather Emergencies
03042015_power_crew_AP Gerry Broome/AP


When winter weather causes power outages, customers should immediately call their utility company so it can identify the location and coordinate crews to restore your power. This storm has the potential to bring down trees and power lines so residents need to be ready for power failures.

Emergency management personnel remind residents to only use 9-1-1 for emergencies.

Below are numbers and contact information for power and gas providers in the region:


PECO Emergency: 
Phone number: 1-800-841-4141
Twitter: @PECOconnect
If you have a gas or electric emergency, please call PECO immediately. Representatives are available 24 hours a day to handle your emergency request.

PGW Emergency: 
Phone Number: 215-235-1212 
Twitter: @MyPGW
If you have a gas emergency, please get to a safe location and call PGW immediately. Emergency response is available 24 hours a day.

Metropolitan-Edison / MET-ED: 
Phone number: 1-888-544-4877
Twitter: @Met_Ed

PPL Electric: 
Phone number: 1-800-342-5775
Twitter: @PPLElectric


Phone number: 1-800-436-PSEG (7734)
Twitter: @PSEGdelivers

Atlantic City Electric: 
Phone number: 1-800-833-7476
Twitter: @ACElecConnect

South Jersey Gas: 
Phone number: 1-800-582-7060