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Outage Affects 1,070 Members in Co-op's Eastern Counties
Sunday, June 9, 2019

9 p.m.

About 1,070 co-op members in Effingham, Fayette and Shelby counties lost power this evening when Southwestern Electric’s Wrights Corner and Edgewood substations went offline. The outage, which began at 8:19 p.m., is affecting members from Cowden south to Interstate 57 near Kinmundy. Southwestern Electric and Ameren crews are patrolling lines to identify the source of the outage. No estimated time of restoration is currently available.