***UPDATE*** Power restored to all customers. ****UPDATE****
Some American Electric Power customers in Muskingum County are without service Tuesday morning. A-E-P says several residents in the area of Dietz Lane heard some loud popping noises and then lost service. The Mid-East Career Center on Richards Road is included in this power outage that is affecting over 1000 customers. A-E-P says it hopes to have service restored by 12:30 p.m.
***UPDATE*** -- A-E-P shows power has been restored around 10:30 a.m. -- ***UPDATE***
Some Muskingum County residents are without power on Tuesday morning. American Electric Power says just under 1600 customers are without service. American Electric Power says a tree came into contact with some powers lines. Service is expected to be restored by 10:30 a.m.
AEP reports that 1,194 customers were without power Sunday night. First reports of a power line going down came in around 10 p.m. Crews were at the scene repairing the line. Power was restored Monday morning.
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office reports that due to a power outage 911 service was disrupted in the Norwich area early Sunday afternoon.
This includes any number beginning with (740) 872-XXXX. If you live in this area and have an emergency the Sheriff's Office asks you call their 7 digit County Fire line at (740) 452-4583. Service was restored by late afternoon.
A transformer caught fire at a sub station in the 2,200 block of Hughes Street Tuesday afternoon.
It happened happened around 4:45PM. According to AEP Ohio, the fire was due to a fuse failure. The outage involved the east end of Zanesville Maysville, Downard Road and a portion of Brighton Boulevard. 3,900 people were without power until it was fully restored around 8PM this evening. Unfortunately, we also lost power here at WHIZ, and we thank you for your patience as we worked to...