"The Dominion line delivers power to eight NOVEC substations in Prince William and Stafford counties," Shaffer said. Dominion Virginia Power is aware of the outage and is working to restore the transmission line to service, but is currently unable to provide an estimated restoration time."
In addition to the
transmission line outage, NOVEC is reporting outages across its service area
due to icing on trees and power lines. Additional crews from
out-of-state have been brought in to assist with service restoration.
Virginia Dominion Power as of 8:35 a.m. reports 1,517 outages in Stafford; 3,223, outages in Spotsylvania and 0 outages in Fredericksburg.
Report Power Outages
NOVEC customers should call 1-888-335-0500 and following the system prompts. Outages may also be reported on line and via text message.
Report power outages to Dominion Virgina Power by calling 1-866-366-4357 or online.
Safety tips for power outages are outlined in this article: Stay Safe When the Power is Out