Cave Spring High School sending students home early because of power outage

Roanoke Valley News
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ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Roanoke County school officials say students at Cave Spring High School will be sent home early on Tuesday because of an outage at the school and in the neighborhood.

According to Roanoke County Public Schools, since restoration is not expected until the afternoon, students will be released starting at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26.

This announcement comes as Appalachian Power reports an outage impacting 541 customers in the Cave Spring area as of 8:29 a.m. on Tuesday.

Appalachian Power says 541 customers are without power in this part of Roanoke County as of 8:29 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Appalachian Power)

The company says the outage started at 6:38 a.m. and estimates crews will restore power by 12:30 p.m.

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