Power restored to Roanoke after outage

Published: Sep. 17, 2021 at 9:39 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Power has been restored, according to AEP’s outage map.

ORIGINAL STORY: According to Appalachian Power, 2,300 customers are without power Friday night in the Roanoke area.

Courtesy Appalachian Power
Courtesy Appalachian Power(Appalachian Power)

The power went out around 9 p.m. and is estimated to be restored by 5 a.m. Saturday.

Crews are on scene working on the outage.

According to Appalachian Power, there appears to be an equipment problem inside the substation.

The areas affected are east of Peters Creek Road between Hershberger Road and Melrose Ave NW, Roanoke City’s E-911 Center said.

Check back or visit the AEP outage map website.

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