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More than 3,500 without power in Metro East

GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOV) – More than 3,500 people were without power in the Granite City area on Tuesday, according to Ameren Illinois officials.

Virginia Bush with Ameren Illinois says those without power lived near the Madison Street substation, but it was not known what caused the outage.

Crews on the scene worked to restore power and said about 1,900 people were still without electricity around 3:50 p.m.

Officials said they hoped to get the issue fixed as soon as possible.

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