Thousands of homes without power in Metro-East - KMOV.com

Thousands of homes without power in Metro-East

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV) -- Authorities say over 4,000 people were without power in the Metro-East on Thursday.

Officials said power went out after two transformers blew out at a substation in Collinsville.

Authorities said crews were on the scene working to fix the issue, but did not know how long it would take.

It was not immediately clear what caused the transformers to blow.

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