Va. power companies report less than 4,000 outages


RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia utilities are reporting about 4,000 customers without power.

Dominion Virginia Power's outage website on Thursday showed 1,500 outages. The company is the state's largest utility with 2.4 million customers.

Appalachian Power Co. reported 428 outages in Washington County, located in far southwest Virginia.

Virginia's electric cooperatives reported fewer than 2,000 without power, primarily in the south and central portions of the state.

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