Pepco said foods will stay frozen for up to two days in a freezer if the door remain closed, and that it can be protected longer with ice in a cooler. It could not provide a number of people who lost power for two days or more.
Following the storms that left 64,000 D.C. residents without power at its peak earlier this month, the Department of Parks and Recreation separately distributed free meals for those affected.
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Luke Rosiak is a projects reporter on The Washington Times’ investigative team. He formerly covered lobbying and campaign finance for two watchdog groups as well as transportation for The Washington Post. Luke can be reached at email@example.com.
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