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Hundreds without power in Danville due to Saturday night flooding

The city says a downed power line on South Main is causing downtown outages

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DANVILLE, Va. – UPDATE:

As of 8:30 p.m., Danville Utilities says its restored service to all residential customers.

The power company says a contract crew is working on a downtown transformer, which means most businesses have power as well.

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Danville Utilities says its trying to restore power to those in the city without power Sunday.

As of 2:30 p.m., 300 people are estimated to be without electricity.

A damaged transformer on South Union Street is causing a portion of downtown Danville without power, but should be restored later Sunday evening.

The city says the River City Towers building could take a little longer, however.

All of Danville Utilities crews are working today, according to the power company.

At the peak of the storms last night, nearly 2,000 people were in the dark.