Stories tagged with: power outage

June 9, 2015 - 9:09am
3 weeks 2 days ago

***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.

June 6, 2015 - 11:53pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

 American Electric Power has reported an estimated 2,500 people are out of power in Muskingum County. 

We have learned that power is out along Maple Avenue in Zanesville. We are working on getting more information into the cause of the outage. 

May 31, 2015 - 7:06pm
4 weeks 4 days ago


AEP reports that power is back on to all customers.

**9:47 UPDATE**

According to AEP's website, as of 9:35 power has been restored to all but 285 people in Perry County. 

**8:40 UPDATE**

Power has been restored to all AEP customers who lost it in both Licking and Muskingum Counties. AEP still reports 1,359 customers without power in Perry County. 

**7:20 UPDATE**

May 12, 2015 - 9:22am
7 weeks 2 days ago

***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.

April 9, 2015 - 6:40am
12 weeks 1 day ago

American Electric Power said service has been restored to customers in Muskingum County.

AEP Ohio said around 6:15 Thursday morning power went out to over 1,200 of its customers in the north Zanesville, Frazeysburg Road area.  



March 29, 2015 - 10:41pm
13 weeks 4 days ago

 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.

February 15, 2015 - 1:50pm
19 weeks 4 days ago

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. 



December 1, 2014 - 12:20pm
30 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 - 11:27am
30 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. 


October 28, 2014 - 10:02pm
35 weeks 1 day ago

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...

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