Stories tagged with: power outage

March 19, 2011 - 4:27pm
4 years 47 weeks ago

AEP is reporting approximately 3,000 people are without power in the areas of Coopermill Road, Luck, and Eppley Avenues.

AEP says the outage occured around 5:00 due to a mechanical fire at a sub station.

AEP is working to restore power to the affected residents and said electricity should be back on by 6:00 this evening.

March 10, 2011 - 3:04pm
4 years 48 weeks ago

American Electric Power says there were 1000 of its customers in Muskingum County without service for part of Thursday. A-E-P says around 12:00 pm a tree branch came in contact with a power line on the Maysville Pike knocking out service. Power crews were able to restore service around 1:30 pm.

February 2, 2011 - 12:02am
5 years 1 week ago

The Energy Cooperative has three line crews out and is working 2,688 widely scattered outages. 1,948 of those outages are in the Pataskala/Beechwood and 512 outages are in the Loudonville area.

Downed powerlines can be extremely dangerous. Please consider all power lines to be energized. To avoid serious injury or even death stay clear of all downed power lines. Keep others, including your pets, away from the line. Do not try to touch, move or repair a downed power line. 

If...

February 1, 2011 - 5:00pm
5 years 1 week ago

It's dark.. It's cold... and that's inside your house. If that happens, the Muskingum Valley Red Cross has some tips to help you if an ice or snow storm knocks out your power. First, try to stay warm by adding extra clothing.  

The Red Cross suggests always having bread and peanut butter in your home. It may not be a home cooked meal at least you will have something to eat.  When it comes to trying to cook a real meal you may need to be creative.

"If you have an...

January 10, 2011 - 4:30pm
5 years 4 weeks ago

Due to power outages at Ohio University Zanesville and Zane State, both campuses will be shut down at 4:30 p.m. for the remainder of Monday. Classes will resume tomorrow morning.

The board meeting scheduled for tonight will be moved to the Welcome Center.

The Willett Pratt campus in Cambridge is still open.

November 15, 2010 - 11:57am
5 years 12 weeks ago

American Electric Power is making progress in dealing with a power outage in three counties that totaled 4000 customers. As of 11:55 Monday morning only 512 Muskingum County customers and 403 Perry County customers were still without power. All Morgan county customers have had their power restored. A-E-P says it all started with a downed power line in the Crooksville area that led to problems at three sub-stations in the Crooksville-Roseville area. A-E-P says it has determined...

November 15, 2010 - 9:46am
5 years 12 weeks ago

American Electric Power says three area counties are dealing with power outages today…Perry County, Morgan County and Muskingum County . A-E-P says a major power outage has occurred at the Crooksville sub-station and that has knocked out the whole village of Crooksville and some customers in Roseville and in Morgan County. A-E-P says there are about 4000 customers affected by this outage including Z-92 Whiz F-M. Crews are on their way to the scene of the outage and there is now way to...

November 15, 2010 - 5:51am
5 years 12 weeks ago

A transformer fire left some residents without electric service early Monday morning.  The fire took place just after 3:00 am.  American Electric Power reports that 820 customers in the area of Dietz Lane were without power.  A-E-P says power was restored just before 6:00 am Monday morning.

October 28, 2010 - 11:37am
5 years 15 weeks ago

American Electric Power reports that just before 12:00 p.m. Thursday power had been restored to customers east of Zanesville and the west end of Cambridge.

Officials say an animal got into the Bridgeville substation and took out a circuit.

Perry Elementary School was also affected by the outage but classes continued.

October 28, 2010 - 10:24am
5 years 15 weeks ago

Some Muskingum County Residents are without electricity today (Thursday) . American Electric Power says 1200 customers are without service in the Zanesville area and eastern Muskingum County. A-E-P says there is no word yet on what caused the problem. But A-E-P says there was a failure at the Bridgeville Sub-station.  Perry Elementary School  at 6975 East Pike is also affected by the power outage, but classes are continuing. Service should be restored...

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