Potomac Edison and West Penn Power Make Free Water and Ice Available to Customers Without Power

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison customers in Maryland and West Penn Power customers in south central Pennsylvania who lost power as a result of Hurricane Sandy can receive one bag of ice and two gallons of water at no charge at participating Giant/Martin's and Giant Eagle grocery stores. Due to the high demand for water and ice prior to the storm, supplies are limited.

Participating stores and locations include (alphabetical, by town):

Giant, 925 Norland Avenue, Chambersburg, Pa.

Giant, 993 Wayne Avenue, Chambersburg, Pa.

Martin's, 739 Park Street Extended, Cumberland, Md.

Martin's, 1320 Londontowne Boulevard, Eldersburg, Md.

Giant Eagle, 1275 West Patrick Street, Frederick, Md.

Giant Eagle, 1305 West Seventh Street, Frederick, Md.

Giant, 44 Natural Springs Road, Gettysburg, Pa.

Martin's, 1650 C. Wesel Boulevard, Hagerstown, Md.

Martin's, 1729 Dual Highway, Hagerstown, Md.

Martin's, 18726 North Pointe Drive, Hagerstown, Md.

Martin's, 12101 Winchester Road, LaVale, Md.

Giant, 360 South Second Street, McConnellsburg, Pa.

Martin's, 1511 East Main Street, Waynesboro, Pa.

For updated information on FirstEnergy's current outages, our storm restoration process and tips for staying safe, visit the 24/7 Power Center at www.firstenergycorp.com/outages. Updates will also be provided via Twitter @PotomacEdison and @W_Penn_Power.

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia. Its generation subsidiaries control more than 20,000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal, non-emitting nuclear, natural gas, hydro, pumped-storage hydro and other renewables. Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp.


SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.