UPDATED: A strong storm passing through Lakewood this evening has taken down power lines and trees and has left between 500-2,000 without electricity. Moments ago, the fire department responded to the area of Leisure Village for a car fire after it was struck by lightning, fully engulfing the vehicle in flames.
Ocean Avenue is closed from New Hampshire Avenue to Clover Avenue due to a downed tree and wires.
UPDATE 11:05 PM. Ocean Avenue is expected to be closed for several hours. Follow detours.
UPDATE 11:40 PM. Power has been restored to most residents. According to JCP&L, under 500 still remain without power.