Maryland Science Center

Four more heat-related deaths reported

Four more heat-related deaths reported

Four heat-related deaths were reported to state health officials on Independence Day, three of them in Baltimore, bringing the death toll from the recent stretch of heat and storms to 11.

Two men over age 65 and one man between the ages of 45 and 65 died in the city, according to a daily report on heat deaths released Thursday. A Montgomery County man over age 65 also died.

The heat-related deaths come during nine straight days of 90- to 100-degree high temperatures, and as Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. workers seek to reconnect power to about 26,765 customers who are still without electricity as of early Friday,...