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Joe Richardson, Vice President of Communications
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Crews Restore Power to Altamont Substation
Saturday, July 14, 2018

4:30 p.m.

Southwestern linemen have restored power to Altamont substation after an Ameren transmission line failure which interrupted to 816 members. 

At this time 58 members remain without power in Effingham, Fayette, and Madison counties after a severe storm moved through our service territory bringing down power lines.

Southwestern personnel will continue making repairs until service is restored. 

Members are cautioned to avoid all downed and low-hanging power lines. Lines may be energized, or become energized without warning.