A Mon Power representative confirms widespread power outages on the South Side of Parkersburg.
An equipment failure at the Edgelawn Substation caused 4,200 customers to loose power.
2,650 customers power has been restored.
1,500 people are still without power. Crews are out on scene, restoring power as quickly as possible.
Update: 9:43p.m. 4/30/14
According to Mon Power's website a power outage on the South Side of Parkersburg, affecting 501 to 1,500 customers.
Crews are on scene and investigating the cause. Restoration is estimated for 10 p.m. 4/30/14.
Firetrucks were seen outside of the Kmart on Division Street, responding to a spark in the building's electric box, Wood County 911 dispatch said.
No word yet on if the two situations are connected.
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