Power outage affecting SEIEC customers - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Power outage affecting SEIEC customers

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UPDATE 10:49 am, 9/12/19 -- SEIEC reports that power has been restored.

(WSIL) -- Some residents in the Lake of Egypt and Creal Springs area are without power this morning.

Crews with SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative are working to fix a lightning arrester at the Creal Springs substation. 

Approximately 1,200 customers are without power, including WSIL's transmitter in Creal Springs.

While no estimated restoration time has been given, crews tell News 3 they hope to have the issue resolved within a couple hours.  

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