Power Failure in Front Royal Fixed Quickly
September 5, 2019
FRONT ROYAL – The town of Front Royal experienced a major electric transmission outage on Sept. 4. 3000 customers on the eastern side of the town were without power for over half an hour.
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative had an equipment failure in their substation. That substation provides the town’s electricity to the Manassas Ave. and Sprint substations.
The issue was handled quickly, and it was considered a singular event that won’t have lingering effects.
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