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.