Pepco Prepares for the Worst

6:13 AM, Mar 6, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Pepco is preparing for the worst possible scenario on Wednesday morning, after a snow storm comes to the area. 

A Pepco spokesperson says crews are scattered across the are to clear snow and protect power lines as the weather worsens.

"We have more than 450 overhead line contractors already working on the system and available, along with over 300 tree contractor crews actively performing reliability enhancement tree trimming work, in addition to preparing for restoration work," a Pepco spokesman said.

Pepco asks, if you see a power line down, report it. Do not go near a downed power line. 

Call Pepco at 1-877-737-2662 if you need assistance. 

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