Why was the power out in Henrico?

Posted at 9:38 AM, Dec 02, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-02 10:50:58-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Equipment failure likely caused a morning power outage in eastern Henrico, according to Dominion Virginia Power spokesman Karl Neddenien. Around 1300 customers lost power about 4:45 a.m. when a wire came down at the North East substation circuit, Neddenien said.

The outages were located along Route 33 in Highland Springs. Dominion reported all power was restored by 9:35 a.m. Monday.

Call 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357) to report your power outage.