DEVELOPING EAST ORANGE-ORANGE NJ: Power Outage Affects More Than 1000 in East Orange, Orange

Officials at PSEG are reporting a power outage that is affecting more 100 homes and businesses in East Orange and Orange at this time.

According to preliminary reports, the outage occurred during the overnight hours and has utility crews on the scene attempting to make repairs.

Officials are expecting power to be restored before 9 a.m. according to their website.

The cause of the outage is under investigation.

UPDATE: Structure fire on Springdale and Prospect is being blamed for the outage.