An outage of unknown origin has knocked out power to almost 1,200 customers of Dominion Energy in Colington and Kill Devil Hills.
The blackout hit around 5 p.m., with several people hearing at least two loud booms prior to the lights going out. A few more flashes and booms have been reported since the initial outage.
Just picked this flash up at 5:55. We’re near the frisbee golf course/power station. Wonder if there’s another transformer explosion situation… pic.twitter.com/aQTQxwmhcA
— Bryce Wagoner (@bryceless) January 31, 2021
Dominion Energy’s outage map estimated restoration for the 1,164 customers would take place between 7 and 10 p.m. Crews had been dispatched as of 5:45 p.m.
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