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Hundreds lose power in Ashland; Dominion estimates lights will be back on mid-morning

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Posted at 6:45 AM, Dec 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-09 07:32:26-05

ASHLAND, Va. — More than 1,000 Dominion Virginia Power customers were with electricity Tuesday morning, according to Dominion’s interactive power outage map. The outage seems to be centered near Ashcake Road and Route 1.

Ashland outage

A Dominion spokesperson said a wire went down around 5:50 a.m. and knocked out power to about 1,700 customers. The cause of the outage remained under investigation.

Dominion was able to restore power to all but 600 customers by 6:45 a.m.

The power company estimated service would be fully restored between 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

This is a developing story.