Power restored to around 10,000 Metro East residents - KMOV.com

Power restored to around 10,000 Metro East residents

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MASCOUTAH, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Around 10,000 people dealt with power outages in the Metro East Wednesday night.

Mascoutah police told News 4 the outage affected Mascoutah, Trenton, New Baden and other nearby towns. Ameren told authorities the power outage was caused by a burned jumper wire at a substation.

Power was restored during the overnight hours, according to Ameren. 

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