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Power knocked out to 2,500 in Chesterfield, Petersburg

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Posted at 10:45 AM, Oct 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-15 12:49:29-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Power was restored Thursday afternoon for the more than 2,500 Dominion Virginia Power customers left in the dark earlier in the morning in both Chesterfield and Petersburg. A Dominion Virginia Power spokesman said they suspected an animal, possible a bird, got into the substation and caused the outage.

Dominion outage map

The outage lasted about 45 minutes, the Dominion spokesman said. Anyone with information about the outage can submit a news tip here.