AEP Power Outage

AEP reported a major outage Monday night that affected over 1500 residents.

The affected area consisted of most of the south and southeast side of Victoria. Newscenter 25 Griselda Perez reported from the scene where she spoke to residents who had been without power for more that 2 hours. Port Lavaca Dr. (US-87) had several traffic lights out flashing red. All street lights were out for at least a 2 block distance.
AEP was working on a light pole at the 2000 block of Port Lavaca Dr, however AEP has not yet responded with a comment on what caused the outage.
According to AEP’s website, a full restoration was seen by 11 P,M.