Power restored to majority of customers in Chesapeake after transmission line issue

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Posted at 10:04 PM, Apr 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-08 22:17:33-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Power has been restored to the majority of customers in Chesapeake who experienced an outage Friday night.

A spokesperson with Dominion Energy confirmed to News 3 the cause of the outage is due to an issue with a transmission line.

Initially, more than 10,000 people were reported to be without power; however, just before 10 p.m., just under 5,000 were still experiencing service disruptions.

Shortly after 10 p.m., Dominion told us power has been restored to all but 170 people.

Stay with News 3 for updates.