Power restored after midtown Columbus outage - WRBL

Power restored after midtown Columbus outage

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As of 2:30p et, over 500 Georgia Power customers were without service in midtown Columbus. This is a screenshot from the company's online outage tracker. As of 2:30p et, over 500 Georgia Power customers were without service in midtown Columbus. This is a screenshot from the company's online outage tracker.
Columbus police direct traffic along Veterans Parkway after a power outage Monday afternoon. Columbus police direct traffic along Veterans Parkway after a power outage Monday afternoon.
COLUMBUS, Ga. -

Power has been restored to midtown Columbus after a Georgia Power equipment failure Monday afternoon, a company spokesperson confirms to WRBL News 3.

Over 500 Georgia Power customers were without electricity after a break blew around 2:15p et. The problem could not be fixed remotely and service was restored just before 3p after a crew made repairs.

Numerous Columbus Police Department officers directed traffic after traffic lights along 13th Street and Veterans Parkways went out.

James Brierton

James joined WRBL News 3 with experience from CNN, NBC News and his own hyper-local news site. He manages the WRBL News 3 Web desk. More>>

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