Lightning blamed for power outage in Williamson Co.

Over 7,000 without power in Williamson County, IL

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (KFVS) - Thousands were without power in Williamson County on Saturday, March 24.

According to Ameren Illinois, a lightning strike hit a substation which caused more 7,000 customers to lose power in the Marion and Johnston City areas.

Power has been restored.

To check out the latest Ameren Illinois outages click here.

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