Over 9,000 without power in Richmond

Posted at 9:57 PM, Mar 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-16 22:26:01-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — As winter weather begins to impact Richmond, Dominion Power reported over 9,000 customers were without power Sunday night.

As of 10:14 p.m., 9,233 customers were without power in the city.

Dominion Power told CBS 6 that two problems caused the outages.

The first incident involved a voltage reduction issue that affected about 3500 customers.

The second issue happened after a power pole caught on fire. That impacted up to 5,000 customers. Their power was supposed to be restored by 11 p.m.

Stay with and watch CBS 6 News at 11 p.m. for updates.