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700 Ameren Illinois customers lose power


Several hundred Ameren Illinois customers lost power in southern Illinois on Sunday night. 

Stacey Shangraw with Ameren Illinois says that they had a crossarm on one of their power poles in Williamson County break.

She did say that they have had crews working to restore power since around 6 p.m.. And, that they had to shutoff power to more than 700 customers in the area in order to repair that pole.

Shangraw says that about a 100 customers are back on at this time, and that the rest of the customers' power should be back on by 7 p.m. Sunday.

The customers affected are all located in and around Cambria, Hurst and De Soto in Jackson and Williamson Counties.

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