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More than 2,000 customers without power in parts of Roanoke

Officials estimate power will be restored by 5 a.m. on Saturday

More than 2,000 customers without power in parts of Roanoke
More than 2,000 customers without power in parts of Roanoke (Appalachian Power)

ROANOKE, Va. – Some Roanoke residents are experiencing power outages in the city Friday night.

Officials with Roanoke’s E-911 Center said the widespread power outages affecting areas east of Peters Creek Road between Hershberger Road and Melrose Ave NW.

As of 9:40 p.m., Appalachian Power is reporting 2,296 customers are without power.

AEP reports that power will be restored by 5 a.m. on Saturday.

The cause of the outage is unknown at this time.


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