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.

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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