Power restored in Eastern Kanawha County

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UPDATE 4:14 p.m. Aug. 12, 2020: Power is currently restored in Eastern Kanawha County.

Before 2 p.m., a problem with a piece of equipment at our AEP’s Cabin Creek substation caused a power outage to almost 3,500 customers.

Crews isolated the breaker and worked to make repairs, according to Phil Moye Appalachian Power. Power was restored at 3:55 p.m.

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) AEP says of the power outage affecting Eastern Kanawha County.

3400 customers stretching from Mahan north through Miami to Chesapeake.

Estimated restoration time is 9 p.m. The outage is affecting traffic lights also.

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