Power restored to thousands after transformer fire in Ashland

Published: Oct. 7, 2015 at 1:05 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 7, 2015 at 9:49 AM EDT
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(Source: Dominion Power)
(Source: Dominion Power)

ASHLAND, VA (WWBT) - Power has been restored to customers in Ashland after a transformer fire knocked out power for thousands in the area.

Dominion says about 8,300 customers were without power, but they were able to restore power to 2,000 customers within a few minutes.

Several people jumped on social media to talk about what happened.