Several areas affected by power outage


UPDATE (5:02 P.M.) The Ameren Outage map indicates power has been restored for everyone affected by the Tuesday outage. Officials said the outage was caused by a tree that fell on one of their 69 KV power lines.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WCIA) — Several areas are without power Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Ameren Illinois Outage Map, towns such as Sidney, St. Joseph, Ogden, Royal, and Catlin are affected. Officials said approximately 9,000 customers are without power in Champaign and Vermilion Counties. Crews are on their way to determine the cause of the outage.

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