Stories tagged with: AEP

February 4, 2014 - 5:30pm
1 year 25 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

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

- Stay away from downed power lines and...

January 28, 2014 - 7:18am
1 year 26 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 - 9:33pm
1 year 28 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 - 8:37pm
1 year 28 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...

January 4, 2014 - 10:58pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

A one vehicle accident left a portion of Frazeysburg in the dark Saturday evening and injured three people.

According to Frazeysburg Police Department, a Hyundai Sonata crashed into a pole on West Third Street in Downtown Frazeysburg around 7 p.m. There were three occupants in the vehicle and at least one person was transported to the hospital via Frazeysburg EMS. No word on the passengers conditions and their names have not been released at this time.

FPD was assisted by...

July 12, 2013 - 5:25am
2 years 2 weeks ago

 American Electric Power continues to make progress in getting its customers back up and running after strong storms moved through the area. As of 9:45 p.m. Thursday the company reports they've been able to restore power to 112,000 of the 152,000 that were without power.

Statewide there are still over 40,000 in the dark. Here is a break down of where we're at so far. 

Muskingum County: 146

Coshocton County: 406

Licking County: 330

Perry County: 1,384...

July 11, 2013 - 4:45am
2 years 2 weeks ago

 A day after storms rolled through our area American Electric Power is trying to turn power back on to those still without. The following is a list of outages in our area. 

Muskingum County: 1,699

Coshocton County: 1,766

Morgan County: 3,565

Perry County: 4,356

Licking County: 1,838

Fairfield County: 2,438

As of 5:30 Thursday morning the Guernsey Electric Cooperative reported that 430 of its members are still without service. Crews worked...

July 10, 2013 - 5:08pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

 American Electric Power reports many outages throughout our viewing area caused by strong storms. Here are the numbers as we have them. 

Muskingum Co: 2,974

Licking Co: 3,700

Coshocton: 736

Perry: 1,481

Morgan: 871

Guernsey: 345

July 4, 2013 - 12:01pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

American Electric Power reported that it was a squirrel in a substation that knocked out power to many of its Muskingum County customers Thursday morning.

AEP first reported the outage to 2,246 of its customers around 9:40 a.m. It took two hours for power to be fully restored.

AEP said the area involved in the outage included those south of Interstate 70 and east of Underwood Avenue and west of the Airport.


June 12, 2013 - 12:43pm
2 years 6 weeks ago

AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric

Power, constantly has its eyes on the weather. The company’s internal

meteorologists are monitoring the approaching storm that is expected to

hit Ohio later Wednesday into Thursday.

Our meteorologists agree with area weather forecasts that there is

potential for this front to produce a squall line that could affect much

of the AEP Ohio’s service territory, as well as neighboring states. This


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