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For Immediate Release


Christina Harper

202-872-2680 (media hotline)

All Customers Restored Following Incident at Florida Avenue Substation

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 28, 2019) – Following yesterday's issue with equipment at Pepco's Florida Avenue substation that impacted electric service to approximately 39,000 customers in the Northwest section of the District of Columbia, Pepco today issued the following statement: 

"We are pleased to report all remaining customers impacted by the event at our Florida Avenue substation had their energy service restored at 2:48 a.m. this morning. Critical equipment in our substation was severely damaged and our crews worked around the clock to make repairs. We appreciate the patience and understanding of our customers, and we thank them."

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