Transformer fires lead to power outage in Suffolk

Posted at 9:04 PM, Jul 13, 2013

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.