March 31, 2023

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Storm causes power line damages in Frederick County, Virginia

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FREDERICK COUNTY, Va. — Crews from the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative are working to repair damages caused by a storm that made its way through Frederick County, Virginia Tuesday evening, according to officials.

The storm caused power lines to fall in the Greenwood Road area and crews are working to restore service through the night, according to officials. It is reported that around 25 poles and wires were broken. Officials add that repairs for the poles could take several hours.

Officials said that most of the damage and power outages occurred along State Route 657 and adjacent communities nearby Greenwood Elementary School.

Crews are advising people to stay at least 10 feet away from any downed power line and anything it can potentially be in contact with.

Officials have not provided information about when services are expected to be restored but say that the outage could last until Wednesday.

This is a developing story. More details will be added as they become available. 

2022-08-31 04:49:05

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