BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – Thousands lost power in Mahoning County while a local elementary school closed on Tuesday.
A spokesperson with the Boardman Local School District said that Robinwood Lane Elementary closed for the day after electrical issues caused heating issues, resulting in there being smoke in the building.
Firefighters responded to the scene.
According to FirstEnergy, over 1,500 customers were without power in Boardman Township and about 90 were without power in Youngstown. Power has since been restored.
FirstEnergy has not said what caused the outages. It is not known whether the power outages and elementary school electrical issues are related incidents.