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Power Outages


December 1, 2006

Strong winds knocked down power lines throughout the region and left thousands without power on Friday afternoon.

By mid-afternoon, Dominion Power reported more than 3,300 customers in our area were in the dark. Rappahannock Electric Cooperative also ha about 3,000 outages. By 7pm, most of the power was restored

Ann Smith, REC's director of public relations and communications said, "These outages are a good reminder to stay prepared. As winter quickly approaches, now is the time to prepare for all types of weather emergencies, including power outages."

To report an outage for Dominion, call 1-888-667-3000. For REC, call 1-800-552-3904.


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