This is an Important Message from Goochland County with resources for citizens as they recover from Thursday evenings storm.
The County is aware of the immense damage from the storm and is working with our public and private sector partners to restore services as quickly as possible.
The County has activated our Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to assist citizens, please call 804-556-5678 if you need assistance or to report storm damage.
Goochland County Fire-Rescue is working with Building Inspections to conduct damage assessments across the county. Please contact the EOC at 804-556-5678 to report damage to homes or businesses.
The Red Cross may be able to assist residents if the storm damage prevents them from staying in their homes. Contact the EOC at 804-556-5678, if you need assistance from the Red Cross.
Cooling resources are available at all Goochland Fire Stations. Residents can go to the nearest fire station to get cool and charge electronic devices.
All other county facilities including convenience centers are currently CLOSED.
Our utility company partners are working as quickly and safely as possible to restore power. Remember it is essential that you report down power lines and outages to your provider, do not assume it has already been reported.
Below are ways to report power outages:
For Dominion Energy call 866-366-4357 or visit https://www.dominionenergy.com/virginia/report-outage-or-emergency.
For Central Virginia Electric Cooperative call 800-367-2832 or visit www.mycvec.com.
For Rappahannock Electric Cooperative call 800-552-3904 or visit https://www.myrec.coop/outagecenter.
Residents are encouraged to practice generator safety as you wait for restoration by power providers.
Please remember to:
- NEVER use a portable generator in your home or garage.
- Point the exhaust AWAY from doors, windows, and vents.
- The generator should be at least 20 FEET away from windows.
- Turn off generators and let them cool down before refueling.