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Power Outage in Town of Amherst

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Amherst Co., VA - Thousands of people are in the dark in the town of Amherst Tuesday.

Public safety officials say someone stole wiring from a transformer causing the power outage.

According to Appalachian power's website 2,178 people are affected. .

Officials say they hope to have power restored between 7 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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