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UPDATE: Power restored to thousands after downed wire causes outages in Portsmouth

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Posted at 10:52 PM, Jan 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-11 10:06:17-05

UPDATE: Power has been restored to all customers that were affected by the downed wire that caused the outage.  Everyone was back on by 2:30am Sunday.  Virginia Dominion Power does not have a cause as of right now that caused the wire to go down.

Update: As of 11:40 p.m. Saturday, about 1,800 people are still without power.

Portsmouth, Va. – More than 2,200 people are without power in Portsmouth.

At one point around 10:30 p.m.,  more than 4,000 customers were in the dark.

The outages are being reported in the Truxtun and George Washington areas of the city.

NewsChannel 3 is still working to get information about what caused the outage and when power might be restored.