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Pepco Employee Injured While Working on Transformer (VIDEO)

A Pepco employee was injured on the job Wednesday night while working on a transformer in the Leisure World area.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer tells us more about this incident in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below:

Pepco has released the following statement about the employee’s injuries:

“On 9/7/2016, a Pepco employee was injured as a result of electrical contact and flash when working in a front pad mount transformer. The injury occurred at 9:30 p.m. in Silver Spring, Maryland, where a 3-person crew was working on an underground cable. The employee was making mechanical adjustments when the contact occurred. The employee was transported to Washington Med-Star Burn Center with burns to his upper body and knee.”

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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