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Squirrel Knocks Out Power for Thousands
COLUMBUS (Adam Aaro) -- Nearly 9,000 customers lost power for several hours in Northwest Columbus after American Electric Power Ohio says a squirrel caused a transformer to fail.
The transformer is near Bethel Road and Sawmill Road. The outage happened around 7 p.m. Monday night and AEP aimed to have the power back on by 10:30 p.m, but as of 11:30 p.m. 5,700 or so customers were still in the dark.
For more information about current AEP outages: https://www.aepohio.com/outages/Default.aspx