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Construction incident knocks out power in Chesterfield

Posted: 1:57 PM, May 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-24 17:21:02-04
Construction incident knocks out power in Chesterfield

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Hundreds of Dominion Energy customers are without power in Chesterfield following a construction incident Friday afternoon.

A dump truck clipped power lines while on the construction site along the 1500 block of Old Hundred Road before 1 p.m.

The incident the cause a fire but police say the incident was contained to the construction site and no one was hurt.

At one point about 3,000 customers in the area were without power. An estimated time of repair on Dominion's website indicated power could be restored between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Additional details about the incident have not yet been released.

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