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Thousands of homes in eastern Ohio without power

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It's a dark and cold Tuesday night for thousands of eastern Ohioans.

A massive power outage has hit homes and businesses in Belmont, Guernsey, and Harrison County.

At the time of this report AEP reported the following outages:

Belmont County - 273

Harrison County - 698

Guernsey County - 1,485

According to officials with AEP, there was a malfunction with a major line that crews are currently working on repairing.

Power restoration is expected sometime around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Stay with WTRF.com for further updates.