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UPDATE: Early Dismissal at Fallston High School Wednesday

Harford County Public Schools announced the closure shortly after noon Wednesday.

UPDATE: (3:06 p.m.)—An area-wide power outage led to the early dismissal of Fallston High School students Wednesday.

Students were dismissed at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to a message from Teri Kranefeld, manager of communications with Harford County Public Schools.

All after school and evening activities at the school are also cancelled, including parent/teacher conferences, Kranefeld wrote in an email.

Around 10:30 a.m. power went out in the Fallston area, BGE spokeswoman Rachael Lighty said Wednesday afternoon.

"We had an issue when one of our overhead lines went out," Leighty said.

About 4,096 customers in and around Fallston were impacted, Leighty said.

The issue was remedied around noon, however the decision to dismiss Fallston High School early had already been made.

Leighty said the utility is not sure what caused the line to go out and that matter remains under investigation.

M B October 03, 2012 at 04:42 PM
Does anyone know what "area-wide" means?
Kirsten Dize October 03, 2012 at 04:51 PM
The Fallston area has been suffering from power outages all morning. I will update shortly once more details come in from BGE. Thanks! -KD
RW Willy October 04, 2012 at 12:11 AM
How are those updates coming?
In the Dark October 04, 2012 at 02:52 AM
Maybe Kirsten doesn't have power. Brad we miss you!
SnakeSkin October 04, 2012 at 01:41 PM
Kirsten keep up the great work and don't listen to these fools!!!

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