Stories tagged with: power outage

May 22, 2014 - 9:40am
2 years 13 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 - 11:41am
2 years 15 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 - 5:21pm
2 years 17 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 - 7:14am
2 years 20 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 - 5:20pm
2 years 25 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 - 4:05pm
2 years 38 weeks 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...

November 26, 2013 - 9:48am
2 years 39 weeks ago

American Electric Power is now saying it will be 2:30 p.m. before all Muskingum County customers are back on line. 

Company officials said it all started around 1 a.m. after crews discovered a malfunctioning transformer sub-station off of Linden Avenue and were forced to shut it down. 

5,000 customers were left without power at one time.  Now, AEP say its about 2,500. 

A mobile transformer is being installed as a temporary fix to get customers back on...

November 26, 2013 - 4:12am
2 years 39 weeks ago

American Electric Power reports just over 2,400 customers are without service Tuesday morning in Muskingum County.

The power company said it is working to correct a mechanical problem in the Zanesville-area. A restoration project is taking place, and service is expected to be restored by noon. Check with WHIZ for regular updates.

October 9, 2013 - 7:50am
2 years 45 weeks ago


American Electric Power has restored service to 336 customers who lost power just before 2 a.m. Wednesday.



Some Muskingum County residents woke up in the dark and cold Wednesday morning.  American Electric Power says 336 customers lost service just before 2 a.m. after a tree fell through some power lines along Newark Road.   A-E-P’s Dave Wheeler says crews are working to fix the problem.  He says power should...

July 17, 2013 - 5:49am
3 years 5 weeks ago

American Electric Power is reporting that power is restored to just over 2600 customers in the Newark area. A-E-P says a car slammed into a power pole Wednesday morning and caused the outage. It has since been repaired. Now police are searching for the driver who fled the scene on Mt. Vernon Road.

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