About 570 co-op members in Southwestern Electric’s Eastern District are without power this morning. Crews have received reports of power lines downed by a fallen tree. Linemen have been dispatched and are enroute to the site.
The outage, which began shortly after 8 a.m., is affecting members in Fayette, Shelby and Effingham Counties, and extends from Cowden south to E 2450 Avenue north of St. Elmo, and from N 1800 Street in Fayette County east to Shumway.
As of 8:40 a.m., no estimated time of restoration was available.