AEP Now Says 2:30 p.m. For Power

POSTED BY: George Hiotis
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 09:48 AM
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American Electric Power is now saying it will be 2:30 p.m. before all Muskingum County customers are back on line. 

Company officials said it all started around 1 a.m. after crews discovered a malfunctioning transformer sub-station off of Linden Avenue and were forced to shut it down. 

5,000 customers were left without power at one time.  Now, AEP say its about 2,500. 

A mobile transformer is being installed as a temporary fix to get customers back on line quicker. Intially AEP said power would be restored by 12 noon.

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