Power Outage in Zanesville

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Some area residents found themselves in the dark and in the cold Monday morning.

American Electric Power reported that over 1,500 of its customers were without power in Zanesville.

Power went out just before 11:30pm on Sunday and was restored to all customers before 5:00a.m.

AEP said a relay failure in their equipment caused the outage.


Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.