More than 20,000 Dominion customers lose power in Henrico, Hanover and Richmond

Posted at 12:25 PM, Jul 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-02 17:24:39-04

UPDATE: Dominion reports power has been restored.

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. - More than 20,000 Dominion Virginia Power customers lost power Wednesday around noon when nine circuits at an eastern Henrico substation went down. Seven of the nine circuits are back up and running, Dominion said.

Dominion crews are on site investigating what happened.

The majority of the outages, more than 10,000, were reported in Henrico. More than 6,000 outages were reported in Hanover, according to Dominion's website.

A Dominion outage map indicated the issue was focused in the eastern portion of metro-Richmond.

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