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Power outage impacts hundreds in Northwest

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Power was fully restored around 5:23 a.m. this morning. (Photo: TBD)

UPDATE: As of 5:23 a.m., all power has been restored, Pepco officials confirm. The cause of the outage was due to a faulty cable.

ORIGINAL: Nearly 900 Pepco customers along Porter Avenue in Northwest were without power for several hours overnight.

Utility officials are still looking into what caused the outages.

Around 2 a.m., power was restored to all but 161 customers. Pepco says they hope to have power restored to the remaining customers by noon.

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