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For Immediate Release


Addie Kauzlarich

202-872-2680 (media hotline)

Pepco Statement Regarding Power Outage In Montgomery County, Maryland

​WASHINGTON, DC. (Nov. 27 2022) —

Pepco has confirmed that a private plane came into contact with the company's aerial transmission lines near the intersection of Goshen Road and Rothbury Drive in Montgomery County, Maryland resulting in an outage to approximately 85,000 customers across the county. The company is assessing damage and contingency opportunities to restore service to impacted customers. Pepco is working closely with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services and is awaiting clearance to the scene before crews can begin work to stabilize the electric infrastructure and begin restoring service.

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