Lightning strikes BVU sub station in North Bristol, 3,700 customers without power


BRISTOL, Va. - 10 p.m. update: According to BVU, 98% of people affected should be back up and running. There is a small area around exit 7 that crews are still working to repair.


BVU officials say lightning struck a sub station in North Bristol Saturday night, knocking out power to thousands of customers.

They say crews are currently working on restoring power, but for the time being about 3,700 customers are without power.