power outage

March 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Pepco Says 889 Without Power in Montgomery

Pepco has restored power for almost all of the 252,000 customers who lost power because of last week’s nor’easter. According to the utility’s website, 889 Montgomery County customers still were without power as of 10 a.m. Monday. Crews will continue to work until service is restored to every customer, according to a Pepco news release. […]

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March 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Power Outages in Montgomery County Top 100,000 Customers

More than 100,000 customers in Montgomery County are without power Friday evening at 8 p.m., according to Pepco outage map. Pepco continues to work around the clock and wants customers know they are committed to restoring service to customers as quickly and safely as possible. To report downed power lines and outages, call 1.877.737.2662 or […]

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March 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Strong Winds Pound Montgomery County, Trees and Power Lines Downed Leaving Roads Closed

Thousands of Montgomery County residents are left without power as dangerous winds move across Montgomery County downing trees and power lines Friday. According to Pepco online outage maps, over 35,000 customers in Montgomery County are without power. Remember to report power outages, here are the phone numbers to call for the three companies that serve […]

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June 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Power Outage in Olney Area

Over 1,000 Pepco customers are without power at this hour in the Olney area, according to online outage maps. Electricity should be restored by 6 p.m., according to Pepco map. The #OlneyLibrary has no power. The branch is open and has phone service. #ServiceAlert pic.twitter.com/bTRQrLX1vU — MCPL (@MCPL_Libraries) June 19, 2017

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June 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Hundreds Are Without Power in Gaithersburg Area

Over 1,500 Pepco customers are without power in the Gaithersburg area at this hour. Pepco spokesperson Eric Winkfield said the outage was caused by a switch issue that occurred shortly before 3 p.m. Repairs are underway in the Seville Way area, he said, and power should be restored by 5 p.m. today.

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June 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Power Outage Closes Takoma Park Middle School, Hundreds Without Power on a Hot Day

It’s a hot day for the power to go out. Over 370 Pepco customers are without electricity in Montgomery County, according to online outage maps. Takoma Park Middle School Principal Alicia Deeny has tweeted out that the school is closing early because of a power outage. Pepco spokesperson Marcus Beal said the outage was caused […]

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March 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Winter Weather Tips: Preparing for Snow

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a winter storm warning for Montgomery County effective Monday at 7 p.m. through Tuesday until 2.pm. Residents can expect between six and twelve inches of snow according to the NWS. To help residents prepare for the storm, here are some tips from Montgomery County staff for you and your […]

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February 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Strong Winds Toppled Trees and Wires Across Montgomery County

Strong winds toppled trees and power lines across Montgomery County on Sunday night and Monday morning, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Pete Piringer said several Chevy Chase homes were damaged by falling trees near Thornapple Street and Chestnut Street in Chevy Chase. A tree also fell onto a […]

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July 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Some D.C. Museums Close after Power Outage Near the Mall

UPDATED Pepco officials say a power outage on Friday afternoon near the National Mall was caused by underground equipment failure and heat is believed to be the cause for the disruption of service. According to a news release from the utility company, power should be restored to 200 customers, including to federal buildings, by noon […]

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June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Power Restored to Thousands in Upper Montgomery County

UPDATED Power has been restored to over 28,000 Potomac Edison customers in upper Montgomery County as of 4 p.m., according to a spokesperson with the utility. The Monday afternoon outage caused some service disruptions at county offices across the Upcounty, including the Damascus Senior Center and Damascus and Germantown libraries. So far, no word on […]

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