Downed Transmission Wire In Creek Caused Massive Power Outage In Licking County

UPDATED: Saturday February 22, 2014 8:13 PM

American Electric Power restored power to more than 3,100 customers in Licking County around 8 p.m. Saturday.

The power outage was caused by a transmission wire that went down in Raccoon Creek in Newark.

The Licking County Sheriff reported some traffic lights were out throughout the city as a result.

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