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Substation failure causes massive power outage

Story By: Brigitte Coles



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  Original Published: 1/18/2014Equipment failure at a transmission substation in Mansfield caused a massive blackout Saturday evening affecting 31,000 residents in Richland and Ashland counties. The power failure occurred at 5:45 p.m. FirstEnergy area manager Dan DeVille said power was restored to all customers. DeVille said crews were able to restore power at 7:05 p.m. DeVille said anyone still without power can call 888-544-4877.
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