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Power Restored After Outage Reported in Columbia Heights, Near Howard U

by Tim Regan April 11, 2016 at 11:20 am 0

Power outage reported by Pepco, 4:11(Updated at 11:48 a.m.) Thousands of homes and businesses were without power in parts of Columbia Heights, on U Street, near Howard University and elsewhere nearby earlier today, according to utility company Pepco.

Power was restored to most of the area around 11:26 a.m., according to the Pepco outage map.

The power went out in parts of Columbia Heights, on U Street, in LeDroit Park and in other surrounding neighborhoods at 10:52 a.m., according to Pepco.

A Pepco spokesman said the outage was caused by “a problem at one of the substations,” and added that the company is currently investigating the matter.

Photo via Pepco outage map

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