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Power Outage in Pentagon City

by ARLnow.com August 3, 2011 at 12:35 pm 4,431 8 Comments

(Updated at 1:15 p.m.) A lunchtime power outage hit parts of Pentagon City this afternoon.

Power went out at Pentagon City mall and at the Pentagon Centre shopping plaza, which houses Costco and a number of other retailers. The traffic lights at Army Navy Drive and S. Hayes Street, S. Hayes Street and 12th Street and S. Fern Street and 12th Street were also dark. Traffic is moving slowly through the area.

As of 12:50 p.m., power was restored to the Pentagon City mall. As of 1:10 p.m., power had been restored to the traffic lights. It remains out at Pentagon Centre.

  • Dezlboy

    At least it’s not a bank robbery.

  • I got that PMA

    OOOO NO, SAVE Costco

  • ClizzleDizzle


  • Lyle

    Guess they turned out the lights a little early for Borders.

  • Barb

    Anybody know what caused the outage?

    • G Clifford Prout

      Lack of electric power.

      • PikerShorts


  • FedWorker

    DEA and TSA were sent home four hours early.


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