Power restored after downed lines; outage mostly affects West Milton, Union areas

Thousands were without power in Miami County on Wednesday morning, Feb. 17, 2021, due to downed power lines, Dayton Power & Light reported. Photo courtesy Dayton Power & Light.
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Thousands were without power in Miami County on Wednesday morning, Feb. 17, 2021, due to downed power lines, Dayton Power & Light reported. Photo courtesy Dayton Power & Light.

Power has been restored after downed lines left more than 9,000 customers, mostly in the West Milton and Union areas, in the dark and cold.

Fewer than 1,000 Dayton Power & Light customers in Miami County were still without power as of 2:50 p.m. as crews worked to restore service.

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As many as 9,036 DP&L customers were without power shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday, with 8,874 customers in Miami County.

“[Approximately] 8,000 customers are without power due down power lines,” DP&L tweeted Wednesday morning. “Crews are working to restore power quickly and safely.”