130 JCP&L Customers Lose Power Christmas Night
Summit firefighters respond to burning tree after limbs come in contact with wires.
A power outtage caused by a tree branch left over 100 homes in Summit dark on Christmas night. Firefighters responded to a burning tree on Ashland Avenue, where the branch had come in contact with power lines, according to a JCP&L spokesperson.
At about 9 p.m. residents lost power after part of a tree came in contact with "primary wires". Firefighters were called to extinguish a burning tree and JCP&L had to cut the power. In all, 130 residents were left without their holiday lights for a short while, according to spokesperson, Mike Obremsky. He could not say how long it took crews to restore power, but everying was back to normal later that night.
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