Over 1,600 customers without power due to distribution line


Over 1,600 customers of Appalachian Power are currently without electricity as a result of a distribution line.

As of around 1:45 p.m., 1,631 customers were without power. Appalachian Power says that they expect power to be restored by 6 p.m.

According to the outage map provided on Appalachain Power’s website, the majority of affected customers are in East Wheeling, as well as many in the North Wheeling/Fulton area, and stretching as far as Elm Grove.

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