power outages

PECO's Pat McGinty.
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Pat Loeb
December 25, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Lights and Christmas go together, so it's especially annoying when the power goes out on Christmas. PECO knows that so they keep several dozen employees on duty for Christmas, and they had plenty to do this year. Read more here.
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This tree slammed into the back of a house on Diane Ave in Horsham. Officials say one person was hurt and taken to the hospital.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
November 01, 2019 - 8:02 am
The National Weather Service out of Mount Holly, N.J., has confirmed that an EF2 tornado touched down near Glen Mills, Pa., on Thursday night. Roads were closed and rail lines were shut down throughout suburban Philadelphia on Friday morning for downed trees and wires, and PECO reported tens of...
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Workers board up a shop’s window front as they make preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Dorian, in Freeport, Bahamas, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
AP News
August 30, 2019 - 7:21 am
Many Florida residents faced a sense of helplessness as they prepared for Hurricane Dorian, which Trump said could be an "absolute monster" of a storm.
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Justin Udo
August 07, 2019 - 7:16 pm
UPDATED: 9:25 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The storms that came through the Delaware Valley Wednesday evening left many in the dark. PSE&G and PECO have reported outages throughout the area, and PECO spokesperson Afia Ohene-Frempong said it's all hands on deck for them as they work to...
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Tree down in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
July 23, 2019 - 6:37 am
UPDATED: 9 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The nasty storms that plowed through the region left behind a lot of damage and tens of thousands of people without power. In New Jersey, more than 300,000 homes and businesses were affected. Gov. Phil Murphy says many may not have thier power back for...
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People wait inside a darkened office building during a power outage in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, March 25, 2019.
Fernando Llano/AP Photo
March 25, 2019 - 11:41 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A new power outage spread across much of Venezuela on Monday, knocking communications offline and stirring fears of a repeat of the chaos almost two weeks ago during the nation's largest-ever blackout. The outage began shortly after 1 p.m. (1700 GMT) and appeared to have...
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Paul Kurtz
November 20, 2018 - 3:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Last week's snow storm was a reminder to us that winter is coming. It was also a wake-up call for area utility companies making final preparations for the season. PECO's Kristina Pappas says it's all about being proactive. "A lot of inspections," Pappas said. "We'll...
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PECO Building
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Mike Dougherty
July 03, 2018 - 8:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Strong thunderstorms rolling through the region are causing a lot of problems. PECO is reporting more than 45,000 customers are without power on this sweltering evening, with Chester County looking like the hardest hit area: More than 24,000 homes and businesses there...
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