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Ameren Transmission Line and Severe Storm Interrupts Power to 933 Effingham and Fayette County Members
Saturday, July 14, 2018

3 p.m.

About 933 Southwestern Electric members are without power after a severe storm moved through the Effingham and Fayette counties causing an Ameren transmission line failure which interrupted power to Southwestern Electric's Altamont substation affecting 816 members and bringing down power lines interrupting power 117 members.

Crews have been deployed to several locations and are making repairs.