Balloon knocks out power in Miami Township

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MIAMI TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) — A power outage affected a large area in Miami Township Sunday.

Several businesses in the area of SR 741 near the Dayton Mall lost power just before 4 p.m.

Red Lobster and Frisch’s were among those that lost power.

DP&L reported more than 1,800 lost power in the area.

DP&L officials told 2 NEWS a mylar balloon got caught up in a wire causing the outage.

According to DP&L officials, as of 5:05 p.m., all power had been restored in the area. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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