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Power restored to more than 4,000 in Franklin County

Power was back, as expected, by 4:30 p.m.

AEP Power Outage map as of 3:28 p.m. on Nov. 17, 2020
AEP Power Outage map as of 3:28 p.m. on Nov. 17, 2020 (Appalachian Power)

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – Thousands were without power in Franklin County because of equipment issues, according to Appalachian Power.

Two outages are affecting more than 4,000 AEP customers on Tuesday.

The first began shortly after 2 p.m., while the other started about an hour later.

Both are due to equipment-related issues and were resolved by 4:30 p.m.

Click here to see Appalachian Power’s outage map.


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Jeff Williamson arrived at WSLS 10 in March 2016.