CANAL WINCHESTER, Ohio (WTVN) -- South Central Power Co. is trying to restore power to thousands in Franklin, Fairfield, and Pickaway County.

The power went off before 2 a.m. South Central is reporing 3,582 outages in Franklin County another 2,484 in Fairfield County and 277 in Pickaway County.

We've asked the company to give us an idea of when the power might be restored and what caused the outage, but so far we haven't gotten a reply.

Click here for the latest outage numbers from South Central Power.

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