BALTIMORE, Md. (WMAR) — On the coldest night of the season hundreds of people were without their power or heat.
An underground cable knocked out power for people on the 1200 block of N Calvert Street around 2 pm.
On a block where the older buildings take some time to heat up— a power outage quickly brought one of the most frigid nights of the year inside.
“I was taking a shower and it got cold faster then you would think,” said Joseph Freu.
The city had a generator up to keep street and traffic lights running.
Azul Nogueron is a student at MICA who was staying at an Air B & B for the night.
“I’m not looking forward to a cold room but I’m hoping that it comes on really soon because I have a flight to catch tomorrow and my phones kind of dying so let’s just hope it doesn’t die.”
As 8 pm approached, Nogueron said she was ready to buckle down for a cold night.
“I’m going to sleep in my jacket. It’s going to be super not comfortable but I got to stay warm somehow.”
As of 10 pm Monday, BGE no longer had any outages showing in that area on their map.