Multiple People Injured at Prince George's County Fair
The county fire department confirmed the injuries at Upper Marlboro's Show Place Arena.
About a dozen people were injured trying to exit a building at the Prince George's County Fair before Saturday's severe storms.
A post on the Twitter account for the National Weather Service indicated about 12 people were hurt trying to exit the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro. The arena is hosting the Prince George's County Fair.
Prince George's County Fire Department public information officer Mark Brady posted a tweet that indicated there were "numerous" injuries.
No further details on the incident were immediately available.
Severe thunderstorms were predicted for the Washington, DC region with isolated tornadoes in Prince George's County possible, the National Weather Service said.
The Twitter account for the Prince George's Office of Emergency Operations indicated 10,000 BGE customers and 27,000 Pepco customers were without power.
Pepco and BGE reported thousands of customers without power in Prince George's and Montgomery counties.
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