NJOEM Operational Updates

NJOEM Operational Updates

 

§         Point Pleasant Beach PD has recovered two bodies in the water near the Manasquan inlet.

 

§         Morris County – In the Town of Dover, a man fell off a bridge into the Rockaway River by West Blackwell Street.  USAR Swift Water Rescue assets, Dover FD, PD and Whippany Swift Water Team all responded. His body was not yet recovered. 

 

§         Update on Boundbrook Levee: Bound Brook flood control project levee on the Raritan is holding, but is still a high level of concern. The Army Corp. of Engineers as well as NJDEP have inspected the levee and along with the receding water.

 

§         The Union Lake dam on Sharp Street being carefully watched as water from upstream rivers and lakes have been overflowing their limits.  As a result, all Millville residents that reside in the immediate area of the waterway are being evacuated.

 

§         As of 1300 hours BPU reports the following power outages:

 

– PSEG – 209,000 customers out in total

Bergen – 45,000

Burlington – 7,000

Camden – 4,000

Essex – 11,000

Hudson – 2,000

Mercer – 16,000

Middlesex – 43,000

Somerset – 38,000

Union – 33,000

 

–  JCPL – 364,700 customers out in total

Sussex – 26,000

Essex – 4,800

Union – 7,000

Morris – 54,700

Somerset – 12,100

Warren – 7,100

Hunterdon – 21,100

Mercer – 3,600

Middlesex – 21,800

Monmouth – 133,000

Ocean – 64,600

Burlington – 8,900

 

– ACE – 52,350 customers out in total

Atlantic – 19,500

Burlington – 2,400

Camden – 3,500

Cumberland – 2,800

Gloucester – 10,400

Ocean – 400

Salem – 2,600

 

– O&R – 13,465 customers out in total

Bergen – 10,300

Passaic – 3,100

Sussex – 65

 

Hurricane Irene – Related Deaths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number

County

Pronounced

 

Age

 

Sex

Synopsis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Hudson

8/27/2011

 

60

 

Male

Subject fell off of a ladder while cleaning out his gutter.

2

Hudson

8/28/2011

 

47

 

Male

Witnessed drowning. Fell into creek while walking to work.

3

Mercer

8/28/2011

 

39

 

Male

Volunteer rescue worker drowned while investigating submerged vehicle for potential victim.

4

Ocean

8/29/2011

 

 

 

Male

Body was found in water at shoreline.

5

Ocean

8/29/2011

 

 

 

Male

One body was found this morning floating by the coastline.

6

Passaic

8/28/2011

 

39

 

Male

Witnessed drowning.  Walking across field, fell through and became submerged in a drainage pipe.

7

Salem

8/28/2011

 

21

 

Female

Driving and swept away in water.

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