Power back on in Benton, IL

UPDATE: The power outage in Benton, Illinois is over.

Ameren Illinois says a switch on one of the power lines failed.

Crews were able to re-route and fix the problem.

BENTON, IL — The Franklin County Emergency Management Agency says a city wide power outage has been reported in Benton, Illinois.

Crews are working to restore power.

The cause of the outage has not been determined.

You can see the outage map from Ameren Illinois by clicking here.

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