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Power restored after customers affected by outage in Newport News

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Posted at 1:21 PM, Jan 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-21 14:33:02-05

(Dominion Energy)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Power has been restored after a large power outage in Newport News that left 5,070 customers in the dark, including the entirety of Fort Eustis.

Joint Base Langley-Eustis said in a Facebook post that power company employees are currently working to resolve the issue.

The power was expected to be restored between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Dominion Energy said a power line went down, affecting the Grafton area, Fort Eustis and other parts of the peninsula. Crews remain on-scene working, but a cause has not been determined.

For more information, visit Dominion Energy’s outage map here.