Pole fire causes large power outage in northeast Columbus

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More than 4,000 AEP Ohio customers are without power in northeast Columbus.

The outage started around 7:45pm and is affecting 4,343 customers in the Maize-Morse, Woodward Park, Forest Park West, Forest Park East, Minerva Park and Northern Woods neighborhoods. According to a spokesperson with AEP Ohio, the outage was caused by a pole fire.

Crews are currently working to repair the damaged pole. AEP Ohio said power should be restored by 1am Tuesday.

To check the current status of the outage, visit AEP Ohio’s outage map

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