UPDATED: About 10,000 In Fredericksburg Area Without Power
Stafford County remains hardest hit in our area by Friday's rare "derecho" storm. Dominion releases Monday's crew work locations.
Update 10:26 a.m.: Dominion Virginia Power will be working in the following areas today:
American Legion Rd west of Rt 1
Arkendale Rd near Brent Point Rd
Bel Plains Rd
Brent Point Rd
Brooke Crest La
Canal & Fall Hill Av
Clifton Chapel Lane
Collingwood near Camden Dr
Courthouse Rd E and Jeniffer Ln
Cranes Corner Rd (Rt 676 Off Rt 1)
Dahlgren Rd and Strawberry Ln
Decatur Rd west of Widewater Rd
E Hope Rd and Quail Run Dr
Hope Rd (Rt 687 & Rt 689)
Hope Spring Lane
Hunter & Princess Anne St
Hwy 624 Hwy near Peytons Market
Jeff Davis Hwy & Eskimo Hill Rd
Newton Rd & Belle Plains Rd
Ferry Rd & Hillcrest Terr.
Owens Dr & Jordan Ln
Rt 218 & Rt 604
Rt 218 & Rt 301
Rt 301 & Rt 206
Rt 608 & Rt 606
Rt 620 south of Chapel Hills
Rt 663 off of Rt 206
White Oak Rd (Rt 218 At Rt 690)
White Oak Rd & Claiborne Ave
White Oak Rd & Kings Hwy
Widewater Rd near Clifton Point
Rt 758 near Widewater
Decatur Rd off Norman Rd
Decatur Rd north of Willis
Knapp Rd north of Decatur
About 8,058 Virginia Dominion Power customers in Stafford County are without power as of 8 a.m. this morning, down from about 12,000 late Sunday night.
A total of 161,261 Northern Virginia customers, which includes Stafford, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania, are without electricity, Dominion is reporting.
Make sure you report all outages to 866-366-4357.
Fredericksburg has 1,900 customers without electricity and Spotsylvania County has 796 customers without electricity. Dominion said it plans to work on subdivisions today to restore power.
In the past 24 hours, Dominion has made repairs at over 4,571 outage locations and restored service to more than 320,299 customers.
Ken Barker, vice president of customer solutions with Dominion Power, told ABC 7 that there are currently 4,200 men and women out working with Dominion to help restore power in what he deemed the “biggest non-hurricane outage in our 100 year history.”
Dominion anticipates that 80-85-percent of customers are expected to have power restored by Tuesday night and 90-95-percent of customers will have power restored by Thursday night.
Dixon Pool in Fredericksburg is open on a regular schedule today.
Fredericksburg has opened the Maury Field House at Maury Stadium of Kenmore Avenue for those without power and in need of showering facilities. The city will also have open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. its cooling shelter at Hugh Mercer School at 2100 Cowan Blvd. in cooperation with the Fredericksburg Department of Social Services, City Schools and Fredericksburg Emergency Management.
"Service animals are allowed at the shelter but for those with pets who want to escape the heat, PetsMart may be an acceptable alternative for a several hours to get your pets out of the heat," Fredericksburg Deputy Fire Chief Mike Jones said. "The store may have requirements for pets to be on a leash or in a kennel, please check with them."
Stafford County residents in need of shelter or assistance can call (540) 658-4440.
Those is need of ice can check this page for any updates. Chancellor Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Company 5, has ice and water. Come to 5992 Plank Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22407.
Old Mill Park will remain closed today due to power outage and unsafe conditions.
All city Aerobic and Fitness classes are cancelled.
The Dorothy Hart Community Center in Fredericksburg is closed because of power outage.
Fredericksburg City Public Schools will be closed Monday July 2. A Code Red for employees.
Due to a power outage, UMW’s Dahlgren campus will be closed on Monday, July 2, and Tuesday, July 3. The campus will reopen on Thursday, July 5, unless notified otherwise. Stay tuned for updates.