Stories tagged with: AEP

December 1, 2014 - 11:20am
13 weeks 3 days ago

A power outage is forcing the closure of an area school. 

The Starlight School and Workshop will close Monday at 11:30 due to a power outage.

American Electric Power said the outage is effected 1,183 customers in the Adams Lane area. AEP reports a power pole caught on fire and crews on the scene corrected the problem.

 

December 1, 2014 - 10:27am
13 weeks 3 days ago

 Residents of Muskingum County found themselves without power Monday morning. 

AEP Ohio reported over 1,000 customers without service at one time.

A representative from AEP said that the outage was in the Adams Lane Area and was due to a pole fire. 

 

November 17, 2014 - 7:27am
15 weeks 3 days ago

 On top of the snow to start our Monday morning some people are waking up without power. American Electric Power reports 4,620 customers are without service Monday morning. 

AEP also reports that 489 customers are without service in Coshocton County.

American Electric Power says there is a problem with a transmission line at a sub-station in Newark. No word when service will be restored.

 

June 19, 2014 - 4:43am
37 weeks 15 hours ago

 Many customers of American Electric Power are waking up Thursday with no power. 

Strongs storms that moved through our area Wednesday into Thursday morning knocked out service to thousands around the state. 

Taking a look at the outage numbers for our area: 

  • Perry County-810
  • Licking County-374 - Restoration by 2 p,m
  • Coshocton Co.-815 - Restoration by 10 pm
  • Fairfield Co.-924

We'll keep you up to date of any...

April 8, 2014 - 3:43am
47 weeks 2 days ago

American Electric Power reported that some customers woke up without service Tuesday morning.

AEP's outage map indicated that 399 of its customers were in the dark. At one time that number was over a thousand. Power has since been restored.

Coshocton County Sheriff's Dispatcher's said they also dealt with some power outages in the city of Coshocton. Power has since been restored in that area.

 

February 27, 2014 - 4:20pm
1 year 6 days ago

American Electric Power says service has been restored to more than 1,500 customers in Muskingum County.

Officials say the outage occured just before 4:00 p.m. Thursday and was back on by 5:10 p.m.

AEP officials say that the wind may have knocked some limbs onto lines causing the power outage which affected the northend of Zanesville.

February 4, 2014 - 4:30pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

With the advent of more severe winter

weather, AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power, issues

the following customer safety tips . . .

- Report outages and check restoration statuses via AEP Ohio’s website

from your computer or mobile device. Simply select “Report an Outage” or

“Check an Outage Status” at AEPOhio.com/mobile.

- To report outages by phone, call 1-800-672-2231.

- Stay away from downed power lines and...

January 28, 2014 - 6:18am
1 year 5 weeks ago

Some customers of American Electric Power woke up to not only cold temperatures Tuesday morning, but no power as well. 

According to an AEP power outage map at one time 668 residents were without service. That number dropped to 168 before power was completely restored.

An AEP representative tells WHIZ at this time they do not know what caused the outage.

 

January 12, 2014 - 8:33pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

A Zanesville man has been charged with driving under the influence in a Saturday crash that knocked out power on Sonora Road.

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says 55-year-old Larry Dobbins of Zanesville has been charged with failure to control his vehicle and operating his vehicle while under the influence.Dobbins drove off Sonora Road, hitting two mailboxes and a utility pole. Dobbins was trapped in his vehicle, after hitting the utility pole. AEP was on scene to shut...

January 11, 2014 - 7:37pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

A  vehicle crashed into a power line on Saturday evening causing significant damage.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at approximately 4:40 p.m. troopers received a report of a man driving a Ford pick up truck into a utility pole.

"He was going northbound on Sonora Rd. Drove off the right side of the road way hit two mail boxes and a utility pole and that's what cause the lines to come off on top of his truck," said Sergeant, Melanie...

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