Over 9,200 AEP customers were without service, Friday afternoon.
Much of the city of Chillicothe was without electricity Friday afternoon, due to a massive power outage. American Electric Power says over 9,200 customers were without service after a lightning strike at a substation.
The outage snarled traffic in much of the city's downtown area- stretching to Main Street, as traffic lights went dark.
Service was restored by 5:40pm..