Power pole catches fire, closes Henrico road

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A road in Henrico was closed in both directions Friday morning after a power pole caught fire.

A portion of Pouncey Tract Road was closed between Twin Hickory Lake Drive and Clerke Drive. The road has since reopened.

Police told 8News the power pole caught fire around 2 a.m.

The incident also caused thousands of Dominion Energy customers to lose power. That number has slowing dwindled down throughout the morning.

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