800 customers of Potomac Edison lose electricity

January 06, 1995

More than 800 customers of Potomac Edison Co. between Mount Airy and Taylorsville lost electric power about 6 a.m. yesterday, a company spokesman said.

All of the customers, along Route 27, had power restored by 11:05 a.m., the spokesman said. He said the outage was caused by equipment problems, and service crews would work late to make repairs.

FIRE

* Berrett: Winfield, Sykesville and Lisbon of Howard County were dispatched to a chimney fire in the 500 block of Danmarth Road at 9:58 a.m. yesterday. Units were out for 32 minutes.

* Mount Airy: Mount Airy assisted Frederick County at a house fire in the 600 block of Prospect Road at 10:59 a.m. yesterday. Units were out for 24 minutes.

Mount Airy investigated the report of a fire alarm sounding in a building in the 12000 block of Colonial Drive at 7:54 p.m. Wednesday. Units were out for 13 minutes.

Winfield: Winfield responded to a report of wires on fire on Arthur Shipley Road at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday. Units were out for 15 minutes.

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