Dominion Energy working to restore nearly 6,000 power outages in Dare County

Posted at 9:27 PM, Aug 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-02 21:29:03-04

Dominion Energy reports nearly 6,000 power outages in Dare County Sunday evening.

Dominion Energy's outage map, shows the impacted areas stretched from Nags Head to Bodie Island Lighthouse. Maneto and Wanchese are also experiencing power outages.

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Dominion Energy reports the cause of the outage is due to a fire taken place at the power substation on Lakeside Street in Nags Head.

Due to outages, traffic signals on S Croatan Highway are out. Officials advise to use S Virginia Dare Trail.

Dominion says power is expected to be restored by 1 a.m.

Stay with News 3 for updates.