Island Power Outage Due to Isaias, Not Prevention by Power Company


Gina G. Scala
August 06, 2020
By Gina G. Scala

Opposite to what is becoming claimed on social media, Atlantic City Electric did not proactively energy down the community vitality grid serving Prolonged Seaside Island, firm officers said Thursday afternoon. 
The outages occurred as a consequence of Tropical Storm Isaias with gusts up to 75 mph that brought about outages for buyers, Frank Tedesco, a community information and facts officer for the firm, mentioned.  
“The Ship Base substation was influenced thanks to a transmission line difficulty in that location in addition to two downed utility poles in near proximity to the substation,” he said. “Crews are continuing to work in this place to restore support to customers properly and as proficiently as attainable.” 
Most of the Island had electric power restored Wednesday, when scattered outages remained until finally the early morning several hours of Aug. 6.  
Isaias blew by way of Southern Ocean County on Aug. 4, leaving countless numbers without the need of electric power as properly as downed trees and some house hurt.  —G.G.S. 

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