BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Gas and Electric says a contractor broke a 12-inch gas main, cutting service to about 1,200 customers in Baltimore.
BGE says it could be days before service is fully restored to customers affected by Monday’s break.READ MORE: Maryland Residents Starting To Get Booster Shots After CDC Announcement
The utility said the contractor was not working for BGE when the main was struck about 10:30 a.m. in the 1200-block of E. Fort Ave., in the city’s Locust Point area.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1.1K New Cases & 15 Deaths Reported Sunday
BGE says crews will have to enter homes and businesses that were affected to disconnect gas service as part of the repair process. Crews will also have to re-enter the properties to restart service once the main has been repaired.MORE NEWS: U.S. Has Enough COVID-19 Vaccines For Boosters, Kids’ Shots
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