Thousands without power in central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thousands are without power in central Ohio.

WBNS is Columbus ( ) reports AEP officials say about 9,500 customers lost electricity Monday evening after a squirrel caused a system problem at a substation. Most of the affected customers are in the northwest side of Columbus.

The station reports the outage affected various traffic signals in the area.

AEP officials say the restoration time has been scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Monday.


Information from: WBNS-TV,

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s