WASHINGTON - Dominion Power says all of its customers got their lights back on just before midnight Thursday. Just after 10 p.m., five thousand customers were without electricity.
The outages were mainly concentrated in the Reston area.
The number of customers affected went down considerably to 1,800 after 11 p.m.
The company initially estimated customers would get their electricity back on by 3 or 4 Friday morning. The company is not reporting what caused the outage.
BGE also reported 700 outages in the Columbia area Thursday night.
Follow WTOP on Twitter.
(Copyright 2012 by WTOP. All Rights Reserved.)
How much did a painting of a topless "Golden Girl" fetch?
A German official says Justin will have to pay for his monkey's care.
How did a photographer get an inside view of a bear's mouth? (Video)
Emma Watson revels in her post-"Potter" freedom at Cannes.