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Joe Richardson, Vice President of Communications
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Crews Restore Power to 395 Members; 330 Remain Without Service
Monday, May 14, 2018

8:30 p.m.

About 225 Southwestern Electric members in Madison County and 100 members in Bond County remain without power as storms continue to bring lighting and rain to the area. At 6:40 p.m., a strong storm swept through Madison and Bond counties leaving more than 700 members without service.

As of 8:30 p.m., crews had restored power to about 400 members and were continuing to make repairs.

Members are cautioned not to drive over or go near downed or sagging power lines. A downed line could be energized, or become energized at any moment. All downed power lines should be avoided.