Failed equipment causes thousands to lose power in Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – An outage in Chesapeake caused thousands of Dominion Virginia Power customers to lose power Sunday afternoon.

Dominion’s outage map showed more than 3,500 customers were affected for nearly an hour. The cause of the outage was equipment failure according to Dominion.

Power was restored to affected customers by 2 p.m. according to Dominion officials.