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-- scene along the East Coast people lining up.
For gas and not for their cars a lot of times -- generators this line -- spotted in shark river.
New Jersey these folks are not alone millions of people still have no power as they try to recover.
From -- six million people without power right now so essentially half of them in the garden state perspectives -- with FirstEnergy.
In Jersey can -- us right now we're where it stands getting them that power back.
-- -- -- -- We had more than one million customers without service at the peak of the storm we've restored.
150000 customers we still have about 950000.
So obviously we have a great deal of work ahead of us.
Now what takes -- won't allow a lot of your.
Your key stations are under water you -- just let -- dry out but it's worse than that ran a lot of areas some of these facilities of backs have been destroyed and.
Well the barrier -- really took a hard hit in this storm we have -- that we haven't been able to get to we've been able to fly over we can get to because even roads have been just remove their discovered and are gone.
So until those areas are secured -- -- going to do any valuations.
And the rest of the state we continue to evaluate.
Our high voltage transmission system obviously that's the backbone of the -- we have some major damage is there that we still need to fix before we can move down into the residential areas we have about -- 16100 line workers in public -- to workers not their -- -- storm right now.
I'm now obviously -- -- of their number above.
Utility firms been in New Jersey.
And and a lot of these -- upstarts as well are you all in sync together do you help each other out how does that hasn't.
Well utilities cross country are often times members of mutual assistance agreement so we can line workers in the in the area working for us now.
From our ways Californians -- at Washington.
The -- We look forward here in the power back on Chris thank you very very much thank you.
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