Fallen tree strikes Pepco power in Chevy Chase

CHEVY CHASE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A large tree fell Monday morning in Chevy Chase, knocking out power for approximately 1,300 Pepco customers.

The tree fell around 9:30 a.m. at Oak Lane and Meadow Lane, snapping a pole and causing downed wires. Some traffic was affected, as a handful of streets were blocked and nearby traffic signals were out.

Officials say power was restored in the area around 11:15 a.m.


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