UPDATE: Outage Knocks Out Power, Still Searching for Cause

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 8/14/12 @ 5:45 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A mysterious power outage knocked the lights out for about 2,500 customers Tuesday afternoon.

According to AEP spokesperson Phil Moye, crews have been unable to find a cause for the outage.

Power was out for customers for about 50 minutes Tuesday afternoon.

Moye tells WSAZ.com that crews will continue to search for the cause of the outage.



ORIGINAL STORY
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A power outage in parts of downtown Huntington has knocked out traffic lights and left some businesses in the dark Tuesday afternoon.

No word on what caused the outage that happened about 1:15 p.m. About 1:55 power was back on to the traffic signals.

Right after the outage, County Manager Chris Tatum said the Cabell Courthouse was closing for the day.

Tatum says AEP hoped to have the power restored to the Courthouse by 4:30 Tuesday afternoon.

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