Fire crew: Tree branch could be reason for power outage in parts of Kettering

UPDATE 5/28/18 @ 2 a.m: Power is restored to all Kettering residents after an outage occurred on Monday.

Kettering fire personnel say the cause was likely a fallen tree branch.

UPDATE @ 10:41 p.m.: A Kettering fire crew checked the downed wires in the 2000 block of Colton Drive and said a fallen branch may have caused the power outage. According to crew members, a DP&L crew has been requested.

UPDATE @ 10:29 p.m.:

We're hearing, from Kettering police and fire dispatch, that wires are down in the 2000 block of Colton Drive.

Our crew in the area is reporting what appear to be outages on Gay Drive and Tabor Avenue, which are in the vicinity of Colton Drive.

According to the DP&L online outage map, the utility is estimating that power could be restored between 11 p.m. and 1:30 a.m.


A power outage is being reported in parts of Kettering and the DP&L automated phone system is reporting that wires are down.

The online outage map is showing 295 Montgomery County customers without power at 10 p.m. The first reports of an outage were made just after 9:30 p.m., according to information provided via the map.

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One of our colleagues is reporting that power is out along Wilmington Pike and Forrer Boulevard.

We're working to learn more about the outage. Stay with for breaking news.

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