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Lancaster Outage Could Roll Into Monday Evening


Nearly 2,000 homes and businesses in Lancaster are without power because of an issue with a substation there. 

American Electric Power posted on Twitter around 7 am Monday "We're getting an update soon and will pass the info to you."

AEP says the outage could continue until late Monday afternoon as crews replace equipment. AEP says maintenance staff worked through the evening to replace some equipment.

Steve Brown grew up in nearby Richwood, Ohio and now lives there with his wife and sons. He started his journalism career as a weekend board operator at WOSU while majoring in journalism at Ohio State, where he also wrote for the student newspaper The Lantern and co-founded the organization Students for Public Broadcasting.