A triple-digit heat wave grabs hold of Maryland. Power cuts leave many fending off the high heat on their own. Who’s stepping up to help?
The Baltimore Gas and Electric Company says it has activated its peak load management program during the heat wave.
The Maryland Public Service Commission wants to remind residents that public utilities are barred from shutting off electrical service or gas service used for cooling during the heat wave.
Amtrak says an engine failed on a northbound Northeast Regional train, leaving passengers stranded and without air conditioning for about two hours on a sweltering afternoon.
Most of us are running air conditioners on full blast.
Plugging in a fan or installing ceiling fans can save you money while trying to beat the heat this summer.
The temperature could near 100 degrees again. When the heat gets this bad, not having electricity is not just frustrating, it’s dangerous.