Equipment malfunction cuts power to hundreds in New Madrid Co.

Published: Jun. 24, 2016 at 10:39 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 24, 2016 at 10:51 AM CDT
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(Source: Ameren)
(Source: Ameren)

NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Ameren reports about 930 customers in New Madrid County woke up in the dark Friday morning.

Residents in Portageville say the power went out about 5:15 this morning.

Ameren reports an equipment malfunction with a cross-line caused the power outage.

Crews are on the scene.

Power was expected to be restored to most customers about 6:35 a.m.

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