Power Outage Affects Wal-Mart And Surrounding Businesses In Beckley

UPDATE: (1/8/18) – According to Appalachian Power all power has been restored to the affected areas.

BECKLEY (WOAY) – A power outage has left many businesses without power.

Around 7:30 pm Monday, January 8th, the lights went out in Beckley to almost 600 customers due to down power lines.

Areas affected are Wal-Mart,  Sam’s Club, shops between them, the shopping center that includes the movie theater, Starbucks, Qudoba,  Five Guys,  AT&T, and more

Appalachian Power says that power should be restored by 2am Tuesday morning.

Stay with WOAY-TV for more updates.

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