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Hundreds of Pepco Customers Without Power in Montgomery County

UPDATED 4:27 p.m. There are now just over 300 Pepco customers without power in Montgomery County.

UPDATED 1:27 p.m. The power is coming back on for some without power this Saturday. Totals now down to just over 800 customers in Montgomery County.

UPDATED 12:18 p.m. There are over now over 1,500 Pepco customers in Montgomery County without power at this hour, according to online outage maps.

Pepco Spokesperson Marcus Beal said there are two outages in Montgomery County. At 11:44 a.m. an outage was reported in Takoma Park impacting about 1,100 customers. AT 8:20 a.m. today, an outage impacting about 500 Gaithersburg residents was reported. Beal said crews are on site in Gaithersburg and in route to Takoma Park. So far, no word on what caused the outages.

Beal said service would be restored as soon as possible.

You can view Pepco’s online outage map, here.

Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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