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Power outage affects thousands in Stafford

UPDATE: Just after midnight, NOVEC had reduced the number of outages to 3,728, 3,488 of which were in Stafford County.

Power went out just after 10 p.m. to nearly 15,000 NOVEC customers in Northern Virginia Monday night, including more than 3,000 in Stafford County.

By 10:45 p.m., some customers reported power was back on, while others remained in the dark.

According to @WTOP on Twitter, “NOVEC says a transmission line the utility uses to get power from Dominion went out.”

Call 1/888-335-0500 to report an outage.

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