Downed tree caused power outage in Stark County, police say


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STARK COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) — More than 4,000 Stark County residents were without power Saturday morning.

The majority of outages are in Massillon.

Massillon Police Department said power was out for much of the city’s southeast and downtown areas.

They attribute thed outage to a downed tree in the 500 block of Tremont Ave SE.

Residents were asked to please avoid the area.

Police also reminded residents that when you approach intersections with the traffic lights out, stop at the intersection and use caution before proceeding through the intersection.

FirstEnergy had power restored to all impacted areas by 1:40 p.m.

You can follow the outage map, here.

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