WATCH: The view from above as Pepco demonstrates its high-wire act

WASHINGTON — Utility crews are ready with summer storms on the horizon.

At Pepco’s training facility in Rockville, Maryland, WTOP’s John Aaron suited up in a safety harness and hardhat to get a rare firsthand look at what it’s like to work from a moving platform, next to live power lines, several stories up.

Here’s what the view is like from one of Pepco’s utility-truck “buckets.”

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