UPDATE – Monday – 7/8/13, 6:20 a.m. ET
Power has been restored to the Logan Circle area.
UPDATE – Monday – 7/8/13, 3 a.m. ET
Pepco reports 1,300 remain without power in the Logan Circle area and that a substation knocked out power earlier Sunday night.
UPDATE – Sunday – 7/7/13, 11:00 p.m. ET
Thousands remain without air conditioning in this heat.
Pepco says a problem at a substation knocked out power to more than 5,600 customers in the Logan Circle area.
More than 1,500 customers remain dark as of 11 p.m. Pepco reports the power will be back on around 3 a.m.
Other area power companies have reported at least a handful of power outages after strong storms crossed the Washington region earlier Sunday night.
UPDATE – Sunday – 7/7/13, 6:28 p.m.
Pepco says that power has been partially restored. They say that 3,100 customers still lack power, and the company says it expects to have all power restored by 3 a.m.
UPDATE – Sunday – 7/7/13, 3:09 p.m.
Pepco says that an equipment failure at a substation affected two power lines in the area. Crews are on the scene, and the utility hopes to have power restored this evening.
WASHINGTON – Almost 5,000 Pepco customers in the Logan Circle area are without power as of Sunday afternoon, according to Pepco’s Web site.
We will continue to update with more information when it’s available.
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The National Park Service has said the fire was likely human caused, but that remains under investigation.