Updated: Power's back on in west Champaign after outage

CHAMPAIGN — Power was back on in west Champaign after an outage that affected as many as 993 customers Friday evening.

Ameren Illinois spokesman Tucker Kennedy said a device that keeps wires separated malfunctioned and caused the outage. The Ameren website showed power had been restored around 7:20 p.m.

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