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Power restored in northern New Jersey

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MYFOXNY.COM - Thousands of people in Bergen County, N.J., were without power Friday evening after a transformer explosion, according to PSE&G. Temperatures were in the 20s. Power was restored late Friday.

The communities affected included Ridgewood, Fort Lee, Edgewater, and Cliffside Park, the utility said.

At one point more than 6,000 customers were in the dark. A customer can mean a household, business, or other building, so potentially tens of thousands of people are affected.

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