UPDATED: Power mostly restored

UPDATED: Power mostly restored

Monday 10:40 a.m. Update.

Power has been restored to most of the thousands of Ameren customers in Champaign County, who lost electricity earlier Monday morning.

The Ameren outage map showed that there were, at one time, nearly 1,700 without electricity in Tolono. About 300 hundred customers in Pesotum and about 230 in Sadorus were also without power.

Earlier Monday morning, there were about 3,400 customers in Urbana without power.

Ameren spokesperson Marcelyn Love says there was a substation outage in Urbana that caused people to lose power there, while there was a blown fuse at a substation near Tolono.

 

Monday 9:20 a.m. Update

There are nearly 2,300 customers without power in parts of Champaign County Monday morning, mostly in Tolono.

The Ameren outage map shows that there are nearly 1,700 without electricity in Tolono, while about 300 hundred customers in Pesotum and about 230 in Sadorus are without power.

Earlier Monday morning, there were about 3,400 customers in Urbana without power. Most of them have since been restored.

Ameren spokesperson Marcelyn Love says there was a substation outage in Urbana that caused people to lose power there, while there was a blown fuse at a substation near Tolono.

It's unclear when power will be restored in the Tolono, Pesotum and Sadorus areas.

 

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There are more than 2,200 customers without power in parts of Champaign County Monday morning, most of them in Tolono.

The Ameren outage map shows that there are nearly 1,700 without electricity in Tolono, while about 300 hundred customers in Pesotum and about 230 in Sadorus are without power.

No word yet on what caused the outage. Earlier on Monday, there were about 1,200 customers in Urbana. But most of them have since been restored.

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