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Nearly 4,000 customers lose power in Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

A power outage was reported in the Benton, West City area according to the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency.

The agency says the outage was reported to power officials.

Franklin County EMA says the problem may have been a tree on a line.

They were working to restore power and hope the outage will be short.

The agency asks that you do not call 911 to report the outage or request information on estimated restoration times.

According to Ameren, 3,897 customers are out of power as of 2:10 p.m. Thursday. Eighty-two customers were without power as of 3:20  p.m.

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