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UPDATE: Power restored in Pleasants County after widespread outage

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Published: Sep. 30, 2020 at 4:59 PM EDT
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ST. MARYS, W.Va. (WTAP) - UPDATE: 9/30/20 5:50 P.M.

Power has been restored in Pleasants County after a widespread outage left more than 3,000 customers without electricity Wednesday afternoon.

A 911 spokesman said a tree fell on a main transformer line in the Middle Island Creek area about 3:15 p.m., knocking out service to more than 3,000 customers.

An outage map on Mon Power’s website showed that service had been restored to all customers by about 5:45 p.m.

The utility serves 4,025 customers in the county, according to its website.

UPDATE: 9/30/20 5:35 P.M.

Power has been restored to all but about 500 Mon Power customers affected by an outage in Pleasants County Wednesday afternoon.

A 911 spokesman said a tree fell on a main transformer line in the Middle Island Creek area about 3:15 p.m., knocking out service to more than 3,000 customers.

A Mon Power crew has been working to repair the line, and the utility said on its website that service is expected to be restore by about 6:30 p.m.

Mon Power has 4,025 customers in the county, according to its website.

A power outage is affecting roughly 3,000 Mon Power customers across Pleasants County, according to the utility’s website.

A 911 spokesman said the outage happened when a tree fell on a main transformer line in the Middle Island Creek area about 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday.

A Mon Power crew has responded to the area to make repairs, the spokesman said.

The estimated time restoration time is 6:30 p.m.

Mon Power has 4,025 customers in the county, according to its website.

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