Thousands without power in Lakewood [UPDATED]

Power outages are being reported in the area Prospect Street, liberty Drive, Westgate, and near the Jackson border.

The cause is unknown at this time.

Over 3,000 in Lakewood are without power, and over 9,000 in Ocean County.

Power is expected to be restored by 7:30PM.

UPDATE 4:30PM: The outage was reportedly due to a job being performed by the power company, which required power to be shut. The job has been completed and power is expected to be turned back on shortly.


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