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September 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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 […]

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May 27, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Woman Injured by Lightning Strike

A woman walking her dog on Blunt Road and Brink Road tonight (May 27) around 7 p.m. was struck down by a nearby lightning strike. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the woman was transported to the hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries. No other information about this incident has been released […]

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September 8, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Severe Storms Knock Out Power

UPDATED 9/9 Severe thunderstorms with high winds and heavy rains rolled through Montgomery County during the afternoon of Sept. 8. The storms knocked out power to thousands of Montgomery County residents. At one point, over 20,000 Pepco customers were without electricity. Before and during the storms, the National Weather Service (NWS) issued several warnings including […]

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July 7, 2012 | Staff Writer

Restoration Continues: Dozens Still Without Power

UPDATED, July 8, 9:30 a.m. There are still over 600 customers in Montgomery County without power, according to online outage maps. UPDATED, July 7, 8 p.m. The number of Pepco customers without power in Montgomery County is down to just over one hundred. UPDATED, July 7, 8 a.m. The number of Pepco customers without power […]

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