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BGE workers set out for Puerto Rico to join post-storm restoration

BGE workers set out for Puerto Rico to join post-storm restoration

A crew of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. workers left Maryland on Saturday morning to join restoration efforts in Puerto Rico, where hundreds of thousands of people remain without power.

Sixteen men, mostly overhead line workers, set off from White Marsh for at least 30 days. Outside a BGE training facility on Pulaski Highway, the workers boarded a bus headed for Wilmington, Del., where they where scheduled to meet with teams from other Exelon utilities and then fly to San Juan on a charter plane.

Their final destination was a region in east-central Puerto Rico, where they planned to make repairs in remote areas still suffering from power outages.

Roughly 400,000...

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