Transformer explosion causes power outage in Wood River - KMOV.com

Transformer explosion causes power outage in Wood River

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WOOD RIVER, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A transformer explosion caused a power outage in Wood River Wednesday.

The explosion occurred at the Sixth Street power sub-station around noon, according to the Wood River Police Department. The department said the explosion has caused a loss of power across the area.

The police and fire departments are reportedly at the scene working with Ameren crews.

It is unknown when the power will be restored.  

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