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BGE restores power lost in winter storms


Five days after ice and wind storms knocked out power to 350,000 Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers in the metropolitan area, power was completely restored by 3: 30 p.m. yesterday.

The problem -- concentrated most in Howard and Carroll counties -- required more than 800 BGE field employees, who worked around the clock. The few outages remaining last night were not related to the storms, said a BGE spokeswoman.

As of 7 p.m. yesterday, Potomac Electric Power Co. had restored power to all but 3,500 customers in Montgomery County after Monday's high winds and heavy rains.

Pub Date: 1/20/99

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