Press Release

For Immediate Release: January 8, 2015

Freezing Weather Alert

Union County is in an extended four-day period of freezing temperatures, with dips occurring as low as 4 degrees. 

A Code Blue has been put into effect for the remainder of this time, which is intended to get any homeless off the street and into shelter. If you happen to witness anyone unattended to or sleeping outdoors, please contact your local police department in getting them to the appropriate shelter. 

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders also urge you to please take the appropriate precautions and drive safely. Report any issues on municipal roads to the respective municipality. If there are any issues on County roads, please call County Police at 908-654-9800.  

Also, to report downed power lines or outages, contact your utility company. PSE&G customers call 1-800-436-7734. JCP&L customers call 1-800-545-7738 or use the automated reporting line at 1-888-544-4877.  

For questions about your gas service, call Elizabethtown Gas at 800-492-4009.  

Please tell your friends and neighbors about First Alert, and stay informed by visiting the Union County Webpage at www.ucnj.org. Also find us on Facebook and Twitter.

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