Thousands without power for more than 1 hour in Calvert County

Some 8,000 customers were in the dark for more than hour Tuesday night in Calvert County, Maryland.

Those in the dark were over 99% of BGE customers in the county.

Power was slowly restored after 10 p.m.

There’s were also more than 2,000 outages reported in Anne Arundel County.

BGE said a repair crew was on the way and the lights should return at around 10:45 p.m.

No reason has been give for the cause of the outage.

WTOP has reached out to BGE for comment.

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Laura Spitalniak

Laura Spitalniak joined the WTOP edit desk at the beginning of 2020. She previously worked at WAMU, ABC News and CBS News. She is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism and the daughter of a librarian.

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