UPDATE: Power restored to Ritchie County after transformer fire
Power has been restored.
More than 6,000 Mon Power customers are without electricity in Ritchie County, according to Ritchie County 911.
Officials said this is due to a transformer fire at the Ellenboro substation.
Mon Power has been notified. Its website lists the approximate time of restoration at 4 p.m. Saturday. It lists outages for 6,194 Mon Power customers out of the 6,559 total in the county, totalling an outage for 94% of Ritchie County.