Stories tagged with: power outage

December 1, 2014 - 10:27am
51 weeks 4 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 - 9:02pm
1 year 4 weeks 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...

October 1, 2014 - 2:33pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

***Update****  4:30 p.m. - A-E-P reports power has been restored to all customers.


 American Electric Power is reporting a power outage in Muskingum County.  A-E-P says there are 2643 customers without service.  

A-E-P says an animal got into a sub-station on Licking Road and caused the outage.  Power is expected to be restored by 4 p.m.

May 22, 2014 - 9:10am
1 year 27 weeks ago

American Electric Power says a Thursday morning power outage was caused by a squirrel in a sub station.  It happened around 8 am. in the Airport Road area and knocked out service to around 1,746 customers.  A-E-P crews are working to fix the problem and expect service to be restored by 1 pm.

May 22, 2014 - 8:40am
1 year 27 weeks ago

The thunderstorm that rumbled through Muskingum County Thursday morning caused some power outages.  American Electric Power says that 1,746 customers are without service.  No word on when power will be restored.

May 12, 2014 - 10:41am
1 year 28 weeks ago

Some residents of Perry County are without power at this time. 

American Electric Power reports that 2,071 are without service at this time. 

A company spokesperson says there is a problem with a transmission line and crews are working to restore service. There's no word on what caused the failure with the line.

They hope to have power back on by 12:30 p.m. 



April 25, 2014 - 4:21pm
1 year 30 weeks ago

American Electric Power says it is planning a power outage in the South Zanesville area.  A-E-P says it will happen between midnight and 4:00 am this Friday evening and 2290 customers will lose service.  Officials say crews will be doing equipment repair in the South Zanesville sub-station.

April 3, 2014 - 6:14am
1 year 34 weeks ago

 West Muskingum Schools are delaying the start of classes for all buildings Thursday by 2 hours. 

School officials said that a power outage has caused the delay. 

American Electric Power is currently showing that 649 of its customers in Muskingum County are without power at this time. 

AEP said that the outage was caused by a tree that fell onto the line and a broken cross arm on one of the power poles. Crews will be changing some lines around to try and...

February 27, 2014 - 4:20pm
1 year 39 weeks 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.

November 26, 2013 - 3:05pm
2 years 1 day ago

***UPDATE***  A-E-P says all power has now been restored to customers in Muskngum County.  ***UPDATE***



American Electric Power says it is making progress in restoring power to customers in Muskingum County.  A-E-P says there are still about 540 customers without service.  Officials says everyone should be back online at 4:30 p.m. It all started around 1 a.m. after crews discovered a malfunctioning transformer sub-station off of Linden...

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