UPDATE: Power restored in Hampton, Newport News

Posted at 5:26 PM, May 26, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-26 21:30:59-04

UPDATE: Power has been restore to nearly all customers in Hampton and Newport News. Dominion Virginia Power says the outage was due to an equipment issue inside a substation.

Nearly 10,000 customers across Hampton and Newport News are without power, according to Dominion Virginia Power’s outage map.

Dominion says they are aware of the outage and that the problem is at a substation transformer that went down.

Crews are working to fix the problem but there is no estimated time of restoration at this time.