Power outage leaves Valley View Mall, surrounding businesses in the dark

Mall closed early on Sunday because of the outage

By Alayna Jones - Producer, Taj Simmons - Reporter

ROANOKE, Va. - UPDATE 

Appalachian Power reports Sunday's outage appears to be from a failure of the main transformer with the substation that powers the area around Valley View. 

Crews are working to begin repairs. They will also switch costumers to alternate circuits for electric service.

Power is estimated to be restored around 11 p.m. on Sunday, according to the Appalachian Power website. 


Power outages are being reported in Roanoke on Sunday.

Appalachian Power says there are 1,904 outages in Roanoke. 

The Valley View Mall and areas surrounding have lost power, as well. 

There are no details on what has caused the outage. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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