Fallen Live Tree Leads To Power Outages In Valle Crucis/Dutch Creek/Pigeon Roost Areas On Tuesday

Last Updated on February 12, 2022 7:02 pm

Residents in Valle Crucis along highway 194 north along with the Dutch Creek and Pigeon Roost areas were impacted by a surprise power outage on Tuesday evening.

A live tree fell on lines knocking out power for up to 2 hours and 39 minutes. The outage affected 296 Blue Ridge Energy members and began at 5:55pm. The last outage was restored at 9:27pm. 

Photos: Anita Presnell

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