Tree knocks out power

Published 9:04 pm Monday, June 15, 2015

A downed tree knocked out power and blocked access to downtown’s Hollywood neighborhood on Monday morning.

The downed tree in the 400 block of Hollywood Avenue was reported at 1:11 a.m. About 180 Dominion Virginia Power customers were without electricity after the tree knocked down lines, according to a city press release.

By 9:30 a.m., traffic was moving in and out of the neighborhood via a single lane near the intersection of Hollywood and Vermont avenues, according to the release. Dominion crews stayed on scene until about 1 p.m. restoring power, and Public Works crews removed the tree and its debris.

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