The News Desk is a collection of news, notes and breaking items affecting the Fredericksburg community.
Utilities working to restore power
About 54,190 Dominion Virginia Power customers in the Fredericksburg area were without power after last night’s storm.
There were 42,300 without power at around 11:30 a.m. today, said spokesman Karl Neddenien.
“Crews are working around the clock,” he said. “Right now we’re reswtoring power to cstomers and doing a thorough assessment of damage so that we can provide accurate estimates of when the lights will be back on.”