Squirrel Causes Power Outage To Nearly 10,000 Northwest Columbus AEP Ohio Customers
Thousands were without power in central Ohio Monday evening.
According to AEP Ohio’s website, 9,400 people were without power as of about 7:30 p.m.
Officials said that a squirrel caused the outage at a Bethel Road substation.
The majority of the outages were in northwest Columbus.
The power outage affected a number of traffic signals in the area.
Restoration time was slated for 8:30 p.m.
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