FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BGE Employees Prepare Electric Service Restoration Materials for Field Deployment in Advance
of the Forecasted Winter Storm
Media invited to visit materials warehouse where poles, wires, storm kits and other electric restoration equipment is stored
Photograph, b-roll and interview opportunities available
WHO: Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)
WHAT: As part of BGE’s proactive actions in advance of this week’s forecasted winter storm, employees are preparing and stocking their vehicles with electric service restoration materials, including poles, wires, storm kits, safety materials and other electric restoration equipment.
WHEN: Tuesday, March 5, 2013
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: BGE Materials Warehouse
Lord Baltimore Building (REAR)
7210 Windsor Blvd.
Baltimore, Md. 21244
WHY: BGE personnel, company field and contract crews are proactively preparing for the potential of extended power outages associated with the impending winter storm, forecasted to affect BGE’s central Maryland service area late Tuesday evening. As part of this effort, equipment required to restore electric service is being prepared for field deployment so that crews can respond to outage reports as safely and as quickly as possible. For more information on preparing for a winter storm and other emergency events, visit bge.com <http://www.bge.com/Pages/
Note: Please provide names of individuals who will be attending to Rachael Lighty at firstname.lastname@example.org.