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Power restored to 2,000 BVU customers

Published On: Oct 24 2013 10:04:59 PM CDT
Updated On: Oct 24 2013 03:26:53 PM CDT
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BRISTOL, Va. -

BVU crews say they restored power to 2,000 customers who lost service on Thursday night. 

The problem started about 10:00 p.m. Thursday when a raccoon got into a a substation on Volunteer Parkway. 

Power went out to customers on the Virginia side of Bristol. 

BVU crews quickly made repairs and got electricity back on by about 10:45 p.m.