Power restored to thousands in Franklin County, Ill.
Published: May. 22, 2023 at 10:42 PM CDT|Updated: May. 23, 2023 at 3:20 AM CDT
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - Power has been restored to thousands of customers after an outage late Monday night, May 22.
According to Ameren Illinois’ online outage map, as of 3 a.m. on Tuesday, there are no reported outages.
The Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives’ online map also shows there are no outages in Franklin County.
According to the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency, there were around 5,700 customers without power in the county, but most of the reported outages were centered around the Benton area.
The cause of the outage is unknown.
EMA said Ameren anticipated full restoration possibly by 12:15 a.m.
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