Power outages reported in south Parkersburg area Sunday morning

(Matt Slocum | AP)
Published: Sep. 12, 2021 at 10:11 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 12, 2021 at 3:48 PM EDT
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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - First Energy’s website reported service was restored to all affected customers by noon Sunday.


Original story: 9/12/2021 10:30 A.M.

Widespread power outages were reported Sunday morning in south Parkersburg and southern Wood County.

As of 9:30 A.M., First Energy/Monagahela Power reported more than 3,200 people were without power. By 10 A.M., that number had dropped to just over 1,600.

The Wood County 911 center reported the outages were mainly on south side and in the Washington, West Virginia area.

The power company’s crews were working to restore service.

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