Apco: Animal Caused Power Outage in Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA - Power should be restored to the River Ridge Mall area by 10 a.m. following an outage early this morning.

Appalachian Power officials say an animal caused an issue at a nearby substation. The outage affects about 185 customers.

This morning was the grand opening of the new T.J. Maxx store at the mall. Shoppers were lined up in front of the store waiting for it to open at 8 a.m.