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Red Cross Sets Up Warming Centers

By Alison Burdo
|  Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014  |  Updated 6:59 PM EDT
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Red Cross Sets Up Warming Centers

NBC10.com - Harry Hairston

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PECO officials say some of the nearly 700,000 customers who lost power Wednesday could remain in the dark for several days as crews work to repair lines.

To help those dealing with outages, the American Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania and some local schools have set up warming centers.

Officials encourage residents to bring any items they need to make their stay more comfortable including games and books to keep children entertained.

CHESTER COUNTY:

Avon Grove Intermediate School, 395 S. Jennersville Road, West Grove
**Residents requiring transportation can call: 610-344-5195**

Lionville Middle School, 550 W. Uwchlan Ave., Exton - OVERNIGHT CENTER

Barkley Elementary School, 320 Second Ave., Phoenixville

Sykes Student Union, 110 W. Rosedale Ave., West Chester

Pope John Paul II Regional Catholic Elementary School, 2875 Manor Road, West Brandywine - ***Bring your own easy-to-prepare food and water.***

BUCKS COUNTY:

Maple Point Middle School, 2250 Langhorne Yardley Road, Langhorne - OVERNIGHT CENTER

MONTGOMERY COUNTY:

Cheltenham High School, 500 Rices Mill Road, Wyncote - OPEN AT 7 P.M.
***This is a "special needs only" shelter for the use of individuals with caretakers and equipment. Use Panther Road entrance to access.***

Hatboro-Horsham High School, 899 Horsham Road, Horsham - OVERNIGHT CENTER - OPEN AT 9 P.M.

Upper Dublin Township Building, 801 Loch Alsh Ave., Fort Washington

Horsham Township Municipal Building, 1025 Horsham Road, Horsham

Lehman Methodist Church, 300 S. York Road, Hatboro

Lower Providence Township Building, 100 Parklane Drive, Eagleville

Montgomery County Human Services Center, 1430 Dekalb St., Norristown

Upper Perkiomen Valley YMCA, 476 Pottstown Ave., Pennsburg

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