CLEVELAND (WJW) – FirstEnergy confirmed that thousands of customers are without power Friday evening due to a fire.
The fire happened at a substation near E. 55th Street. Crews are on the scene and will start making repairs once the fire is extinguished.
As of 10:50 p.m., 2,313 customers in Cleveland and 1,224 customers in Cleveland Heights are without power.
FirstEnergy’s website says power should be restored to most customers by 2 a.m.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.