6/20/2013 10:57 AM
by Nadine Grimley
BLUEFIELD - Appalachian Power announced a planned power outage at Bluefield Regional Medical Center Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. to safely replace electrical equipment damaged by a car accident last week.
The main hospital will operate on generator power until the repairs are finished, while the emergency room will remain open on normal power.
Cherry Street will be closed during the repairs. Anyone who needs to get to the hospital is encouraged to use the back entrance on Bryant Street.