SWEPCO: Power in downtown Marshall now restored

MARSHALL, TX (KSLA) - Power was restored at 12:30 p.m. Thursday for all 343 SWEPCO customers in downtown/Highway 80 area of Marshall, Texas AEP SWEPCO officials announce.

This after the substation transformer, located in the Marshall Uptown Substation failed at 7:46 a.m. Thursday morning.

SWEPCO spokesperson, Scott McCloud says the substation has two circuits serving customers in downtown and along highway 80 in Marshall.

The outage affected customers in and around the courthouse area, both residential and commercial.