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VCU cancels some classes due to power outage

Posted at 8:30 AM, Mar 25, 2024

RICHMOND, Va. -- Update: VCU officials announced at around 9:30 a.m. that power has been restored to the Monroe Park Campus and classes will resume at 10:00 a.m.

Original Article is as follows:

Virginia Commonwealth University has announced that classes on its Monroe Park Campus will be canceled until at least 10:00 a.m. Monday.

It's due to a power outage that is impacting the area of Richmond near the campus.

According to Dominion Energy the outage was caused by an animal, though they don't specify what happened, and is impacting more than 1,600 customers currently.

VCU is asking employees of the Monroe Park Campus to work remotely until 10:00 a.m. when they expect an update.

Dominion Energy is estimating time of restoration to be between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

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