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Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 05/ 5/2010

Power outage in Northern Va.

By Washington Post editors

About 6,500 customers temporarily lost power in Northern Virginia Wednesday morning after a private contractor hit a power cable, a spokeswoman for Dominion Virginia Power said.

The outage affected areas ranging from Ballston to Bluemont Park, according to Arlington Alert. Traffic outages were reported in the Ballston area.

By about noon, all but 900 customers had had power restored.

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By Washington Post editors  | May 5, 2010; 12:31 PM ET
Categories:  Traffic and Transportation, Virginia  | Tags:  Northern Virginia  
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Cinco De Mayo starting a little early there Virginia!

Posted by: MarilynManson | May 5, 2010 1:00 PM | Report abuse

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