Two Danville elementary schools closed Wednesday due to outage



Power has been restored to most customers affected by the outage in Danville. 

Schoolfield Elementary School still does not have power, but power is restored to Forest Hills Elementary and the main campus of Averett University. 

There are now about 50 customers without power, compared to 645. 

Power is now expected to be restored to all customers within six to eight hours. 


Two elementary schools will be closed in Danville due to a power outage. 

Forest Hills Elementary and Schoolfield Elementary students and staff should not come in on Wednesday. 

Power went out just before 3 a.m. when trees fell in Ballou Park, breaking two utility poles. 

About 645 customers are affected by the outage. 

Crews are working to restore power and estimate that they will finish by noon.