Listen Live on  


Rock - Cincinnati, OH

UPDATE: Power Outage Affects UC, Hospitals

UPDATE: Power Outage Affects UC, Hospitals
Posted Friday, May 10th 2013 @ 8am  by 700WLW News

( Cincinnati ) ** Update 5-10-13, 11:00am ** Power has been restored to all of the UC campus and surrounding areas and hospitals. Duke Energy says the problem was with equipment on UC's end.

Original story:

A power outage has left buildings on the UC campus in the dark and left Cincinnati Children's Hospital functioning with limited power. Multiple buildings lost power at about 8:00am, with several calls for people trapped in elevators.

UC President Santa Ono sent out several message via Twitter, explaining the problem as: "The power outage to Uptown appears to due to a problem outside the UC system, upstream of a power feed to our substation."

Online services have also been affected and parts of the Uptown area have also lost power. Crews are working to restore electricity.

Recommended Stories

More from WEBN