Northeast Washington power outage leaves about 1,500 without power

(WJLA) - About 1,500 Pepco customers in Northeast Washington are without power Tuesday afternoon, officials say.

It's not known what caused the power to go out in the rea of Rhode Island and South Dakota avenues Northeast, but as of 2:30 p.m., 1,469 customers in the area were in the dark.

Pepco says it expects power to be restored by about 7 p.m.