Over 8,200 AEP customers without power in Gahanna after report of fire at substation

GAHANNA, OH (WCMH) — American Electric Power says over 8,200 customers were without power Sunday night after the report of a fire at an AEP substation.

Gahanna Police say a fire was reported at a substation near Headley Park around 9:45pm. The Gahnna Fire Department says there was a fire that was quickly contained after a piece of equipment caught fire.

AEP says there were crews on scene investigating the outage. They haven’t determined the cause at this point. Power was restored to the area around 1:30 am.

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