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Downed wire knocks out power to thousands in Henrico

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Posted at 6:18 AM, Feb 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-12 12:50:53-05

HIGHLAND SPRINGS, Va. (WTVR) – About 3,000 Dominion Virginia Power customers are without power Wednesday morning in the Highland Springs area of eastern Henrico.

A fallen power line on Nine Mile Rd. caused the outage, Dominion spokeswoman Le-Ha Anderson confirmed to CBS 6 reporter Jake Burns.

Crews are on scene working to restore power to the area. Dominion estimated power would be restored by 7 a.m.

The cause of the downed line remains under investigation.