Power outages impacting 2,300 customers in Abilene, AEP reveals cause


AEP is reporting power outages are currently impacting 2,300 customers in south Abilene.

An AEP spokesman says a varmint got into the AEP substation at McMurry University. The company is working to bring customers back online.

AEP didn't have a time when power would be restored.

Traffic lights were out on South 14th at Willis, Barrow and Butternut streets.

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KTXS will provide additional details as they become available.