Residents may have experienced short outages at about 1 a.m. Thursday.
Area residents experienced brief power outages early Thursday morning after a small fire at the BGE substation on Waugh Chapel Road. Firefighters responded shortly before 1 a.m. to a report of some equipment on fire, according to Division Chief Michael Cox of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. They arrived to find a small box containing mineral oil on fire. BGE cut power to allow access to the equipment, and the fire was put out quickly. Did you lose power early Thursday morning? See also: