Power Outage Darkens Most Of Delaware County
Monday October 27, 2014 9pm Delaware, Ohio – It was a down feed from First Energy to a Delaware, Ohio sub-station that accounted for a power power outage for the Ciy of Delaware and portions of Southwest Delaware County.
Jeff Renni, spokesperson for AEP, stated power went out around 6:33 pm for over 18,000 customers. As of 9:00 pm 6000 area residents are without power with no ETA on complete restoration. Power crews will continue to work untill all power is restored.
Through a series of Tweets, the Delaware County Emergency Management Agency (DelCoEMA) stated they are monitoring the situation for the County.
As a reminder to Twitter users all non-funtioning traffic lights should be treated as a four-way stop.
Additionally the DelCoEMA encourages anyone who is experiencing a life threatening emergency or property damage due to the power outage to call 911 immediately.
DelawareO.com continues to monitor the situation and will update this page accordingly. Refresh this page to check for new information.
Update Monday October 27, 2014 9:30 pm
Tweet from AEP Ohio regarding Delaware Outage: Restoration delayed due to complications. Crews checking equipment before they can safely re-energize. More info to come.
Update Monday October 27, 2014 10:16 pm. AEP Ohio shows about 4200 people are still without power.
Update Tuesday October 28, 2014 5:00 am AEP Ohio website shows 2227 Delaware County residents without power. No ETA for restoration.