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Transformer fires lead to power outage in Suffolk

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Posted at 9:04 PM, Jul 13, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-14 07:59:36-04

Suffolk, VA –  Fire and rescue crews are working to contain a fire caused by several transformers in the north end of the city around 5:00pm Saturday evening.

Bennett’s Pasture Road to Lee Farm Lane are without power.

Dominion power believes that the fire was caused by a tree limb falling on a single transformer and spread causing 5 transformers in total to catch on fire.

There were no injuries and Dominion Power is working to restore the power to the affected areas.