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1,700 without power in southern Illinois

HERRIN, IL (KFVS) -

An Ameren spokesperson says 1,700 customers are without power after a device failure at a pole at a substation in south Herrin.

Victoria Busch with Ameren says customer in Energy, the south part of Herrin, and some in Carterville are affected.

Busch says crews are on site and power should be restored by 2 p.m.

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