DANVILLE, Va. – LATEST
Danville city officials said 2,200 customers were still without power as of 4:45 p.m. on Thursday. As the peak of the storm, officials said 23,350 customers were without power.
Danville officials say that there are currently 93 active outages, which is affecting 23,282 customers throughout their service territory.
They said crews are working as quickly and safely as possible to restore services.
City officials say that up to 20,000 people are without power in Danville.
Arnold Hendrix, the city’s public information officer, says there is an estimated 15,000 to 20,000 people without power.
Authorities believe the outages are caused by trees and limbs over on power lines.
Affected areas include Sutherlin, Ringgold, Mount Hermon, Westover, Schoolfield and other areas in Danville.
Crews are reportedly working to assess the damage.
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