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Joe Richardson, Vice President of Communications
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Linemen Restoring Power After Storm Interrupts Service in Bond and Madison Counties
Monday, May 14, 2018

8:00 p.m.

About 525 Southwestern Electric members in Madison County and 35 members in Bond County are without power this evening after a storm brought powerful winds and lightning to the area. The storm passed through the area about 6:40 p.m., leaving more than 700 members without service.

As of 8 p.m., crews were on-site and working to restore power.

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