About 26,000 briefly without power in southeast Columbus


COLUMBUS (WCMH)–AEP Ohio says about 26,000 people were without power on Friday afternoon in the southeast Columbus/Reynoldsburg area.

AEP says a person was trying to climb a transmission tower on Shannon Road near Canal Winchester. They had to shut down the power to all in service by that tower to investigate.

The person has come down without incident. Columbus Police are handling the investigation.

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