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Monday, July 26, 2010

Several Residents Evacuated as Crews work to Control Natural Gas Leak

Firefighter/Medics stand by as Washington Gas Officials work to shut off a 3 inch natural gas line ruptured by contractors. As a precaution, several residents were evacuated in the area of 43 Ave and Usange Street in Beltsville. No injuries have been reported
Mark E. Brady

Verizon Phone Issues Could Affect Calling 911

 

VERIZON PHONE SERVICE OUTAGE
 

Verizon is currently experiencing a central office-based wire-line telephone outage in the Greenbelt, Berwyn, College Park area

As as a result of the storms last night in Prince George's County. Wireless phone service in the area is not affected.  Verizon anticipates that the phone service will be restored to the area in the next 2 – 3 hours.  

The phone outage does affect access to 911 service by wired telephone.  Any resident that needs to report an emergency can do so by cellular phone or at the closest fire station.  We are asking that residents not call 911 to test their service.  The specific exchanges affected by the outage are:

 

In the 240 area code

624

684

 

In the 301 area code

220

286

313

344

345

397

441

446

474

486

488

489

507

513

614

615

901

982

993

Mark Brady
240 508 7930
Mark E. Brady

Additional Storm Damage Discovered - Hundreds Displaced

Sundays strong storm has damaged 16 apartment buildings in 2 complexes displacing 194 apartment units and hundreds of residents.

Six buildings with roof damage in the Seven Springs Apartment, 9300 Cherry Hill Road, in College Park have forced 74 apartments to be vacated.

Ten apartment buildings in the Emperian Village Apartment Complex, 9300 block of Edmonton Road, in Greenbelt also sustained roof damage forcing the displacement of 120 apartment units.

No injuries occurred and additional assessments on damage will occur on Monday morning.

At 7am Monday property managers of Seven Springs Apartments in College Park will allow 1 pool camera and 1 pool reporter on the property to document the storm damage to 6 buildings. The residents of 72 apartments have been displaced due to the damage. Damage includes roofs blown off, roofs partially blown off and several large trees blown up against buildings. The complex is located in the 9300 block of Cherry Hill Road.

Management stated that other then this media will not be welcome on their property.

Mark Brady
240 508 7930
Mark E. Brady