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UPDATE 8:30 p.m.: Dominion Power reports that power has been fully restored to everyone.

NORFOLK --Several thousand people were without power in Ghent Monday evening.

About 4:37 p.m. Dominion Power tells us they had an equipment failure near W. Olney Rd. and Botetourt Gardens, with 2,378 customers affected.

They were able to switch some to other circuits and have restored power to all but 705 customers.

Power to everyone should be restored by 9:00 p.m.

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