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Irvington Activates Office of Emergency Management, Advises Residents to be Prepared for Snow Storm

By rlsmetro on
Irvington Township

Irvington has announced that they have activated their Office of Emergency Management from 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, through 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2. 

Township Offices remain closed for in-person service, but they can be contacted via telephone, email and through www.irvington.net. Some business with the Township may be conducted at www.irvingtonportal.us

Additionally, the Township will deploy a fleet of 24 plows, 6 salt trucks and 4 front loaders to help move large accumulations of snow at intersections. Primary and secondary streets will be plowed in intervals to keep the roads cleared.

The Township also asks, that anyone who has not already done so, please remove their car from county roads and to park all vehicles in a garage or driveway, if possible.

HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE STORM

Please prepare for the storm by developing a family emergency plan in the event someone has an emergency; charge your phones/tablets, and be prepared to stay inside for the duration of the storm. For more information on storm preparation please visit PSE&G's website  

GAS AND ELECTRIC EMERGENCIES

For gas and electric emergencies, please follow the below protocols:

  1. Go to pseg.com/myaccount to sign up to report outages online and to check restoration progress.
  2. Go to pseg.com/outagecenter to check the “Outage Map,” which is updated every 15 minutes with PSE&G outage information, and to register for MyAlerts to receive text notifications.
  3. You can report an outage by texting “OUT” to 4PSEG (47734) or via Alexa or Google Assistant.
  4. The new PSE&G mobile app enables customers using Apple or Android devices to securely and easily manage their accounts when and where the customers want to be served.
  5. “Like” PSEG on Facebook and follow PSEG on Twitter @PSEGdelivers.

PSE&G Customer Service 1-800-436-PSEG.

DOWNED POWER LINES Downed wires should always be considered “live.” Stay at least 30 feet away from downed power lines and immediately call PSE&G at 1-800-436-PSEG (7734) or 911 to report downed wires.