Power outage scheduled today in West Virginia

WELLSBURG – MonPower has scheduled a service interruption for today in the Wellsburg area, according to information provided by company officials.

The power service interruption, for the north Wellsburg area, has been scheduled from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.

The work will include repairs on equipment at the company’s North Wellsburg substation and the power outage will affect approximately 1,000 customers north of 10th Street in Wellsburg, according to a company statement.

Mon Power officials said the company will attempt to contact the customers served from this substation by phone prior to the outage.

If customers have questions, they can call Mon Power Customer Service at 1-800-686-0022.

The interruption originally had been planned for Sunday morning; however, officials rescheduled in order to perform the work prior to the arrival of cold weather in the coming days.