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Downed Tree Knocks Out Power to Hundreds of Homes in Fluvanna

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April 5, 2013

A tree fell on a power line in Fluvanna County, knocking out power to nearly 1,300 customers near Lake Monticello.

Greg Kelly, with Central Virginia Electrical Co-op (CVEC) tells CBS 19 that the tree fell on the line this morning and caught fire.

Power crews are trying to fix the problem, but will have to replace a power pole. That's a procedure that can take several hours.

CVEC has no official estimated time for restoration of power, but it could be until early Friday afternoon before the power is back on.

Click Here to report a power outage to CVEC.


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