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Power Outage Reported in Pentagon City

Update at 11:40 a.m. — The number of customers without power in Arlington is down to 316, according to the Dominion website.

A significant power outage has been reported in the Pentagon City area.

Power flickered off in the area around 10:30 a.m. The outage set off fire alarms and caused at least one occupied elevator, at the Crystal Tower Apartments (1600 S. Eads Street), to become stuck. Firefighters were able to quickly free the people trapped on the elevator.

Traffic lights are reported dark on S. Eads Street and and S. Fern Street, between 15th Street and Army Navy Drive. Arlington County Police are on scene, setting up cones and directing traffic.

According to the Dominion Power website, 1,224 customers in the area are without power.

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