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Nov 8, 2022

Power outage impacts over 500 customers in Chesterfield County | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation

A power outage is impacting over 500 customers in the Harpers Mill area of Chesterfield County on Saturday morning.

Oct 15, 2022

Storm causes traffic delays, crashes, power outages for thousands | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation

An evening storm Sunday night with strong winds caused problems on area roads for drivers and also residents at home.

Sep 25, 2022

Cool Ridge Family needs help in arson investigation Open Navigation Close Navigation

COOL RIDGE, WV (WVNS) – A woman in Cool Ridge is asking the public’s help to find the person or persons responsible for a house fire on her son’s property. Tammy Redden lived on the property on Bennington Road in Coolridge for 10 years before her and her husband divorced.  After her ex-husband passed away […]

Sep 15, 2022

34-year-old Raleigh County murder conviction may get overturned Open Navigation Close Navigation

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — A 34-year-old murder conviction in Raleigh County resulting in life without parole may be overturned. On August 31, 2022, Judge Burnside accepted a motion to overturn the conviction of Johnny Ray Miller. Miller was convicted of first-degree murder in 1990 for killing his then-girlfriend Lorelei Reed in 1988.The motion states Miller […]

Sep 8, 2022

Sussex County and Morris County power outage after I-80 accident

80,000 customers were knocked out before crews started re-routing power to substations in Morris and Sussex counties.

Aug 9, 2022

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Power was reported still out to hundreds of NYSEG customers in Chenango County and Tioga County early August 5.

Aug 5, 2022

Town Notice: Recent increase in power outages and blinks - Royal Examiner

The Town of Front Royal Energy Services Department has received several questions and complaints regarding power outages and blinks. Recently we have seen an increase in power outages related to wildlife - primarily squirrels. Be assured that wildlife protection equipment has been installed across our system - however, they continue to find their way onto

Jun 11, 2022

Raleigh County man pleaded guilty to DUI causing death | WVNS Open Navigation Close Navigation

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) – A Raleigh County man recieves three to fifteen years in prison for the death of Kenneth Isaiah Brown. Thirty-six-year-old Nicholas Farthing of Cool Ridge pleaded guilty in January of 2022 to DUI causing death. On Friday, May 20, 2022, Raleigh County Circuit Court Judge Darl Poling issued the maximum sentence after […]

May 20, 2022

Car accident shuts down one lane of Route 19 in Cool Ridge Open Navigation Close Navigation

UPDATE: 4/19/2022 6:45 A.M. — Both lanes of Route 19 are open after an early morning car accident. COOL RIDGE, WV (WVNS) — A two-car accident on Route 19 shut down one lane by the Cool Ridge Service Center. According to Raleigh County Dispatch, the call came in at 3:33 a.m. Ghent Ambulance, Ghent Volunteer […]

Apr 19, 2022

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Power just went out in cool ridge, as well as water- assume related to break in main at Ghent

Linda Bunce | June 08, 2020  

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Power Outage FAQs

What is Power Outage?

Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.

What Causes Power Outages?

  • Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.

What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?

  • Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
  • Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
  • Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
  • Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.

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Cool Ridge, West Virginia

City Cool Ridge
County Raleigh
State West Virginia (WV)
Country United States
Zip Codes 25825