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Power restored in Bellbrook after tree falls on home

Published: Monday, June 05, 2017 @ 6:27 PM
Updated: Tuesday, June 06, 2017 @ 11:59 AM
By: Breaking News Staff

UPDATE @ 5:26 p.m. 

Power has been restored in Bellbrook. About 350 customers remain without power in Montgomery County, and 29 in Greene County.

UPDATE @11:59 A.M

DP&L reports Monday’s storms were the biggest wave outages they've had since spring/summer storm season started this year. 

Initially 24,000 people were without power. 

Now, DP&L has 33 crews in the field. About 24 are tree crews working on removal and clearing trees/limbs off power lines. 

DP&L brought in extra help from Indiana and neighboring areas.

UPDATE @ 11:12 a.m.

DP&L officials said they are hoping to have 98 percent of the customers that were impacted by Monday’s storms back on line by noon.

Around 1,200 customers were still without power around 11:10 a.m.

RELATED: Widespread storm damage reported in Miami, Montgomery counties

UPDATE @ 9:20 a.m.

Dayton Power and Light is utilizing outside resources to assist with power restoration in areas still impacted from Monday evening’s storms.

Indianapolis Power and Light, South Central Power Company and Meade have been called to assist, according to DP&L.

UPDATE @ 8:28 a.m.

Many of the remaining power outages in the Miami Valley will involve removing trees and branches before power can be restored, according to Dayton Power and Light.

Here are the remaining power outages:

  • Montgomery County: 863
  • Miami County: 349
  • Greene County: 159

MORE: Strong winds split tree at Miami County home, send fishing boat into tree

UPDATE @5:55 a.m.

About 1,500 people remain without power in the Miami Valley after strong storms moved through Monday evening.

Power has been restored to thousands of customers already -- 16,000 were without power last evening.

Here are the current outages:

  • Montgomery County: 924
  • Greene County: 214
  • Miami County: 363

UPDATE @4:09 a.m. 

Current outages: 

  • Montgomery County: 1,193
  • Miami County: 307
  • Greene County: 264

UPDATE @3:13 a.m. 

Current outages:

  • Montgomery County: 1,109
  • Miami County: 402
  • Greene County: 227

UPDATE @1:40 a.m. Power has been restored to some in Montgomery County, but additional outages have been reaported in Greene and Miami counties.

RELATED: Widespread storm damage reported in Miami, Montgomery counties

Current outages as of 1:40 a.m.:

  • Montgomery County: 1,243
  • Miami County: 805
  • Greene County: 304 

UPDATE @ 12:33 a.m. (6/6): Power has been restored to several thousand DP&L customers in the Miami Valley, but over 2,000 remain in the dark.

As of 12:35 a.m., DP&L is reporting the following outages:

  • Montgomery County: 1,688 outages
  • Greene County: 298 outages
  • Miami County: 776 Counties

UPDATE @ 11:30 p.m. (6/5):  Just more than 7,000 homes and businesses are still without power as DP&L works to restore electric service in the aftermath of Monday afternoon’s severe thunderstorms.

Here’s the latest tally about 11:30 p.m., according to the DP&L online outage map:

  • 6,026 in Montgomery County 
  • 820 in Miami 
  • 299 in Greene

UPDATE @ 10:18 p.m.

Nearly half of the over 17,000 Montgomery County homes that lost power Monday evening have had service restored, while over 8,800 remain without, according to a DP&L Outage Map.

Miami County has experienced a fluctuating number of outages throughout the evening with over 900 currently without power.

RELATED: Widespread storm damage reported in Miami, Montgomery counties

Strong winds took down trees and power lines Monday evening leading to, at one point, nearly 18,000 power outages. A DP&L spokesperson was not immediately available for comment. 

UPDATE @ 6:51 p.m.

Storm damage has left more than 16,000 customers without power in Montgomery County, according to a DP&L online outage map.

Numerous reports of trees and power lines down have kept energy crews busy Monday evening.

RELATED: Photos from tonight’s storms

More than 400 are reported without power in Miami County, according to DP&L, with thousands reported earlier in the evening.

Viewers continue to send us reports and photos of damage throughout both counties, with one caller reporting a boat wrapped around the tree of a home near Ludlow Falls.

UPDATE @ 6:37 p.m.:

Nearly 2,200 DP&L customers are without power in Montgomery County, according to the outage map. We will continue to monitor the map and update you on any new developments. 

INITIAL REPORT

The severe thunderstorms moving through the region Monday afternoon are being blamed for hundreds of power outages.

About 6:10 p.m., roughly 1,330 outages are being reported in Miami County, 45 in Montgomery because of the storms moving through the region, according to the Dayton Power & Light online outage map.

We will update this developing report.