Nearly 1,000 without power in Lakewood as heatwave sets in

Nearly 1,000 Lakewood residents are without power this afternoon, on this first day of the heatwave.

The outages are being reported in the downtown area, as well as in the Oak Street and Spruce Street areas.

Traffic lights are out as well.

We are also receiving reports of two utility poles on fire – one in the area of Spruce Street and one in the area of Park Avenue.

The power company did not list a cause, but says power is expected to be restored by 8:30 PM.

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  1. Hatzolha of Williamsburg put out warning today that it is Pikuach Nefesh to stay in place without Ac next few days!BE SAFE AND SMART!DAVEN

  2. A heatwave is a common occurrence. They happen every summer. There is no excuse for JCPL, or ConEdision not being prepared for it.

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