Newport News residents clean up storm damage
Newport News, Va. – Three apartments were among five buildings condemned due to damage caused by falling trees in Newport News in last night’s storm.
Newport News fire crews responded to multiple calls for electrical wires down and trees into buildings. One civilian was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
Dominion Virginia Power officials say crews continue to restore power in the areas hardest hit by the storm. Most of the schools’ power has already been restored.
Here are the estimated times of restoration:
Albemarle, Elizabeth City, and Outer Banks: 6 p.m.
Most of Chesapeake, Southampton County: 8 p.m.
Hardest hit areas of Chesapeake, Suffolk, Peninsula, Gloucester, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and Williamsburg: 11 p.m.
Individual customer restoration times will be available as damage is assessed and work is under way, officials tell NewsChannel 3.
Call 1-866-DOM-HELP(1-866-366-4357) to report outages and problems.