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Power restored to roughly 1,000 residents in Danville after outages in parts of the area

UPDATE

Danville Utilities said that power has been restored to roughly 1,000 residents overnight.

As mentioned below, crews will bring in a mobile substation to restore service to those still without power.

Danville Utilities said it anticipates to have it online by the early evening.

ORIGINAL STORY

Residents in the Brosville, Axton, Stony Mill and Cascade areas of Danville may be experiencing power outages Wednesday morning.

At about 10 p.m. Tuesday, a substation transformer was struck by lightning and is no longer functioning properly, according to Danville Utilities.

At about 11:15 p.m., authorities posted an update stating that to restore power to those in Brosville and Stony Mill, they would switch their power source to the Westover and Tunstall substations.

However, Axton and Cascade residents will remain without service overnight and for the majority of Wednesday until crews can bring in a mobile station.

We will continue to update this article as we learn more.


Source: WSLS News 10

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