Brief Pepco outages in D.C., Montgomery
Thousands of people lost electricity for a time late last night in the District and in Montgomery County, according to the Pepco Web site.
Shortly after 11 p.m., Pepco listed about 6,600 customers without electricity in Montgomery County and about 2,200 in the District, for a total of about 8,800.
Almost all had been restored by 1 a.m., according to the site.
The cause was not immediately provided. It was not clear whether the wet weather contributed in any way.
The largest concentration of outages appeared to be in North Bethesda, near the Capital Beltway and Rockville Pike.
As of 7 a.m. Wednesday, Pepco had 89 customers without power. BGE reported 642 customers without power, while Dominion said it was working to restore power to 417 customers.
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