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Photo: Staff Writer
Photo: Staff Writer

DP&L maintenance work takes power offline for thousands in Clinton, Highland counties

More than 4,300 Dayton Power & Light customers were without power early this morning in Clinton and Highland counties.

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The power has since been restored.

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One customer told this newsroom that she was notified DP&L would be taking service offline for transformer maintenance.

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Customers were notified in advance of this outage with a phone call, DP&L said in a tweet around 4 p.m. Thursday. Power was scheduled to be out starting at midnight through 4 a.m. 

We are working to find out from DP&L why this maintenance was needed, and whether it could have been postponed until temperatures were higher.

Contributed Photo/DP&L online outage map

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