Parts of Lynchburg, Campbell County without power

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This is Appalachian Power’s outage map which show impacted areas in Lynchburg and Campbell County. (Photo: courtesy Appalachian Power)

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Several power outages have been reported in the Lynchburg and Campbell County area Tuesday afternoon.

According to Teresa Hall, an Appalachian Power spokesperson, a customer cut a tree which fell onto transmission lines that provided power for thousands of customers.

The power company’s outage map shows two active outages impacting more than 1,000 customers. The areas affected include the southern part of Lynchburg and Campbell County such as Rustburg, Winfall, and Yellow Branch.

Crews are working on connecting affected customers to an alternative circuit of power, Hall said.

Power is estimated to be restored by 5:30 p.m.

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