As Hurricane Sandy approaches it is important that we have easy access to emergency information and numbers.
Gas - Washington Gas - 703-750-1000
Electricity - PEPCO - To report an outage 1-877-PEPCO-62, To report a downed wire 202-872-3432
Electricity - BGE - 877-778-2222
Electricity SMECO - 1-877-74-SMECO or 1-877-747-6326
Telephone & Cable - Comcast - 1-800-XFINITY
Telephone & Cable - Verizon - 1-800-VERIZON
Water - WSSC - 301-206-9772, 1-800-828-4002
Never touch fallen wires and be careful when walking, especially at night, so that you do not step in puddles that may have fallen wires in them.
PG County residents can register to receive notifications from the county by texting 411912.
Remember to call 911 only for true emergencies, for all non emergency and informational calls dial 311.
You can also stay current with emergency information by downloading the WTOP app on your I-phone or Android. You can also listen live to WTOP from your phone by dialing 202-380-9977.
Originally published: http://liveinpgcounty.com/pg-county-emergency-information/